Follett's Island

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Follett's Island is the 14-mile stretch of public access beach along the Gulf of Mexico that protects Christmas Bay and the Intracoastal Waterway from severe weather, and provides the community with free entertainment and relaxation.

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Visitors of Follett's Island enjoy fishing, swimming, and camping along the beach year round. The beach is available via public access entrances along Bluewater Highway, or CR 257. Find our general vicinity on Google Maps here. You'll know you've found Follet's Island when you see the public access signs.

Camping along Follett's Island:

- Camping is allowed for up to two weeks in one spot

- Small campsite fires are allowed, as long as there is not a burn ban in effect

Follett's Island is also spelled "Follet's", and is named for the Follett family, early settlers in the area. The Brazoria County Parks Department welcomes you to Follett's Island, and hopes you have a safe and enjoyable time on the beach.

       man fishing in surf, pelicans near HDR