All vehicles parked on the beach must display a Bolivar Beach Parking Sticker ($10, available at local businesses)
Glass containers are prohibited
Speed Limit is 15 mph, No reckless driving
No littering (Trash barrels are located all along the beach)
No motorized vehicles on sand dunes or offroad on private property
Pets must be on leash
No bonfires allowed, contained campfires and cooking grills allowed
Open container laws apply to all vehicles (including ATVs, ROVs, Golf Carts)


Although All-Terrain Vehicles are allowed to be driven on the beach, they not allowed to be driven on public roadways – this includes shoulders, ditches or across the dunes. ATVs and ROVs must be taken to the beach on a road-legal trailer using a road-legal motor vehicle. Drivers under the age of 14 must be under the direct supervision of a parent or guardian authorized by the parent.

Frequently Asked Questions – ATV/ROV’s
Issued by the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office

Golf Carts

Golf Carts are allowed, and may be driven to the beach. The driver must have a valid driver’s license. You may only operate a golf cart on a roadway (including ditches) that has a speed limit of not more than 35 mph. YOU CANNOT OPERATE ON A HIGHWAY. You may cross the highway at a traffic control device but only go straight across. You can only operate a golf cart between sunrise and sunset only, must have a Slow Moving Vehicle Triangle on the rear, and if equipped with safety belts, they must be worn.

Enjoy the Beach & Leave Only Footprints Behind!