Southeastern Region Texas

Adam Robinson

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What's so great about the Texas beaches?

Coastal residents and tourists seek out beaches and bays for fishing, swimming, wildlife viewing, picnicking, camping, boating, and other activities. Tourism is big business in Texas, and coastal communities rely on their beaches and bays to attract tourists, who spend billions of dollars each year. Texas is the only state in the nation that has an Open Beaches Act. Beaches can be privately owned, but are subject to the public beach easement, allowing the public free and unrestricted access to and use of the beach.