Sylvan Beach Park, a place to visit with the family to swim

This 32-acre Harris County Park is ideal for getting away from the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoying a lovely beach with a cool ocean breeze. Sylvan Beach, unlike other beaches in the vicinity, has fine sand, no seaweed, and lower waves for more lovely swimming.

Not only does Sylvan Beach Park Houston have a children’s playground, but it also has clean seats and picnic tables, a fishing pier, a boat dock, and an air-conditioned pavilion. Bring a picnic lunch to the beach and spend the entire day there. Head down to the dock for about $4 and spend the afternoon fishing.

Attractions to see: –

Don’t miss the Annual Sylvan Beach Festival Crawfish Jam, which takes place in the spring. Do you have an upcoming event? This location is ideal for gatherings or meetings while also allowing you to enjoy the beautiful outdoors. Bring the whole family and enjoy a day at the beach with amazing views of Galveston Bay and complimentary parking. 

Address: –

636 N. Bayshore Dr.

La Porte, Houston, TX 77571

Things to Do near Sylvan Beach Park‎: –

  • The Crow’s Nest Art Gallery
  • Sylvan Beach Depot Museum & Library
  • Sailaway Clear Lake Charters
  • Battleship Texas State Historic Site

Facts to know about Sylvan Beach Park: –

  • Areas of the pier may not be reserved. All sites on the dock are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Casting nets are not allowed on the pier, Fish cleaning is not permitted on the dock, and Glass containers are not allowed on the dock.
  • Glass containers are not allowed on the pier; no sunbathing or lounge chairs/grocery carts are permitted on the dock. 
  • Smaller waves and fine sand make it a great place to sunbathe or go for a swim.
  • There is a playground, picnic area, fishing pier, and boat ramp. The park hosts a variety of events throughout the year. 
  • The Sylvan beach pavilion was damaged during Hurricane Ike, but the restoration is underway. 
  • You don’t have to pay anything for a swim, but for fishing, you have to pay $5 per person. 

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