Map and Directions
From Houston take I-45 South to Galveston. In town I-45 turns into Broadway. Follow Broadway to Seawall Boulevard. Turn left on Seawall. Turn left on Ferry Road to the terminal. You will exit the ferry on Hwy. 87. Follow this for 3.7 miles to Rettilon Road. Turn right and drive to the beach. Turn right on the beach and drive on the beach to the vehicular barricade where you may park.
From Fifth Street in High Island, turn left onto Hwy. 124. Go to the stop sign. Turn right on to Hwy. 87. Rettilon Road is about 25 miles. Turn left on Rettilon and drive to the beach. Turn right on the beach and drive on the beach to the vehicular barricade where you may park.
Emergency Closures: The water on Bolivar Peninsula is NOT safe for drinking. If you visit Bolivar Peninsula, please bring your own water. The bathroom at Boy Scout Woods is closed and the drips are not operating.
Parking stickers are REQUIRED for all vehicles to park on Bolivar beaches. They can be purchased locally for $10.