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Welcome to Galveston County’s Playground! 
 
 
Do the Things you Enjoy, Surrounded by Nature!
 
Galveston County parks are host to more than a half-million residents and visitors each year and home to a wealth of wildlife. Within the Galveston County parks system there is approximately 1,500 wonderful acres of recreational parkland nestled in the county’s neighborhoods for residents and visitors to enjoy. There are currently 20 parks and three undeveloped parkland areas, 10 public boat ramps, countless amenities and an impressive assortment of indoor and outdoor rental facilities that are easily accessible and expertly managed and maintained. 
July is Parks & Recreation Month! 
 
Out is In! Visit one of our parks each day in July and get outside. Use the calendar to guide you in your outdoor adventures. Who knows? Maybe you will win a prize! Click here to view calendar.
 
Large Item Debris Disposal Event
 
On August 1st from 8am -5pm and August 2nd from 8am -12pm, the County will be accepting debris, tires and brush. This will take place at the Bayshore (Spillway) Park, 5437 East Fm 646, Bacliff, TX 77518. This is for the disposal of large items (furniture, yard waste, and tires) not normally picked up with the house hold garbage. No house hold garbage (kitchen waste) or Hazardous Materials (paints, batteries, electronic waste, automotive fluids, etc) will be allowed. The County will be using a chipper to create mulch from the vegetative waste dropped off. This mulch will be free to any who want it (self serve). Tires will be the type found on passenger vehicles only (with or without rims), no commercial tire business will be allowed. When the tire trailer is full we will no longer be able accept tires. If you have any questions please contact Garret Foskit (409 766-4509). Please take advantage of this opportunity. In advance, I would like to thank the community, Commissioners Court, and the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office, Parks Dept., Road Dept., and Constable Rick Sharp Office for assisting in this event.