Beachcombing 101 at Galveston Island State Park | Kids Out and About Houston

Beachcombing 101 at Galveston Island State Park

Treasures await you at the water's edge!

Join Ranger Lisa for a great shell hunting workshop, identification, and collecting expedition! Cold winter water makes this the best time for beachcombing, so dress for the weather and be prepared to get your feet wet!

We'll start at the Nature Center for a brief park orientation before we caravan to the beach where we can review the basics, hand out equipment, and use the restroom before we go treasure hunting.

So join us and grab your own collection of shells, sea beans, and beach treasures!

What to bring:

  • Park permit
  • Clothes and shoes to get wet (optional)
  • Water bottle
  • Camera (for those great ocean shots)
  • Pail or bucket for collecting


14901 FM 3005
Galveston, TX, 77554
United States


(409) 737-1222
Contact name: 
Lisa Reznicek
The event has already taken a place at this date: 
10-11 am (Jan 1st 11 am-12 pm)
Free with park admission


All Ages Adults & kids together