The Texanist: Is It Legal to Build a Bonfire on the Beach?

The Texanist Reading LettersQ: I’m going to be down on Mustang Island, south of Port Aransas, for a long weekend with my girlfriend and two other couples later this summer and I’m looking forward to entertaining them with a bonfire on the beach one night. However, I have no idea about laws or rules with regard to fires on Texas beaches. Can I even have a fire on the beach in Texas? Tom Whitley, Amarillo A: It warms the cockleshells of the Texanist’s heart to hear that you are heeding the advice found on the enticing cover of the recent “Return to the Coast” issue of Texas Monthly and are, yourself, heading back to the beach. And among the 367 total miles of coastline with which Texas is blessed,…View Original Post

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