Follett’s Beach


Follets Island, Texas, USA
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Follett’s Beach

Follett’s Beach is the 13-mile stretch of public access beach between Surfside Beach and San Luis Pass. Visitors enjoy fishing, swimming, and camping along the beach year-round. This “free” beach is available via public access entrances along Bluewater Highway aka County Road 257.

Beach Rules

  • No camping for more than 14 consecutive days. “Camp” means to use for habitation any tent, lean-to, sleeping bag, blanket, automobile, trailer, camper, or other means of shelter.
  • There is no fee or permit to camp, park or drive on Follett’s Island
  • Portable toilet units are available from April through September at beach access points one and two.
  • Small campsite fires are allowed, as long as there is not a burn ban in effect.
  • Glass containers are not allowed on the beach.
  • PLEASE DO NOT LITTER. Please use the trash receptacles provided or take your trash with you.
  • Dunes are strictly off-limits to both pedestrians and vehicles. This is also for your safety, as snakes tend to live in the dunes.
  • All vehicles driven on the beach must be street legal.
  • Horseback riding is allowed.
  • Pets must be leashed.
Follett's Public Beach
Kelly Hamby Nature Trail Beach Access