Take 13 Mile Road to the beach. Note the West Galveston Island historical marker on the right.
Do not park on 13 Mile Road. Continue to the beach.
There is usually ample parking on the beach.
As you enter, pull off to the right and take a moment to read the historical markers.
Learn about the Spanish Soldier, Cabeza de Vaca that landed near this area in 1528 and other historic facts.