Breakwater protects the trails that meander through Galveston Island State Park, ensuring a tranquil journey—and a chance to work off last night’s dinner with some serious arm action. Three distinct trails take kayakers on routes that range from 2.6 to 4.8 miles. Most aficionados stop to smell the roses—or, better said, the sea grass—along the way. With much to offer, this park features hiking trails, picnic areas, and camping. To catch a glimpse of oyster catchers and various species of tern, linger on the Oak Bayou Trail, accessed along the main park street.