Fort Travis Park
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Bunkers remains at this historic fort site, now used for picnicking & play with cold-water showers. It is open 8AM - 8PM.
Fort Travis was the first fort established by the Republic of Texas (1836) to protect the Galveston Harbor entrance.
Fort Travis Fort Travis was the first fort established by the Republic of Texas (1836) to protect the Galveston harbor entrance.
Although not a Civil War Fort, Fort Travis gives you the sense of how important Bolivar Rhodes (The Houston Ship Channel) was during later wars to protect the Texas Coast. The Fort has really taken a change for the good since Hurricane Ike. Sometimes if you're lucky you can tour the inside of the…
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“The Bolivar Lighthouse was built by the federal government in 1852 and was later dismantled by Confederate Soldiers during the Civil War. It was rebuilt in 1872 and was the beacon that guided thousands of mariners into port until 1933.”
- Door 4 locals aangeraden
“It’s a form of standard transportation for most in Crystal Beach Texas and on Bolivar Peninsula. From meandering down the beach to visiting neighbors, couples and families rely on golf carts as transportation once they arrive to relax. Several local businesses are set-up for rentals if you don’t have one. Most rentals are done by the day or week and include delivery and pick-up. Enjoy a quick trip to the beach and watch the sunrise or a ride to your favorite wade fishing location on the beachfront, no need for a car or truck to enjoy the beach. For the safety of all please ask your rental business for a list of rules and regulations for Golf Cart operations. ”
- Door 3 locals aangeraden
“Right across the street has putt putt for kids and Nightlife , Live bands and close enough to stagger back home! :)”
- Door 2 locals aangeraden
“Rollover Pass is an area a great area to fish on Bolivar Peninsula. Rollover Pass got it's name from the days when smugglers used the narrow strip of land to roll barrels of booty from the Gulf of Mexico to Galveston Bay before there was a man-made channel (1955). During Prohibition barrels of liquor were rolled to waiting boats in the bay! ”
- Door 6 locals aangeraden