Galveston Island State Park closes after individual tests positive for COVID-19

Galveston Island State Park Beach
Galveston Island State Park Beach (Texas Parks & Wildlife (Chase Fountain, TPWD ©2013))

Galveston Island State Park closed after officials learned an individual at the park tested positive for COVID-19.

Out of an abundance of caution, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department called for the immediate closure.

According to the department, guests with overnight and day-use reservations through July 8 will be notified about refunds and reservation transfer options.

The park will reopen for overnight and day-use reservations beginning July 9.

For more updates from Texas Parks and Wildlife, click here.

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