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Padre Island National Seashore

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20420 Park Road 22, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-6529
+1 361-949-8068
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The Ocean is calling YOU AND ME

I absolutely love coming here ! Bob Hall Pier is where you’ll find me. Or about 3 miles down the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Curtis H
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Wow What an Experience ! Well kept !

I hate to leave. I camped out, just me and my dog, and we loved it. It tends to get wild at night... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Curtis H
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A 15-minute drive from downtown Corpus Christi transports you to this magnificent 70-mile stretch of white sand beach, scenic dunes and warm ocean water, offering ideal conditions for swimming, fishing, beach-combing, windsurfing, camping, bird-watching and viewing wildlife.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“visitor center” (119 reviews)
“wheel drive” (61 reviews)
“padre island” (117 reviews)
LOCATION
20420 Park Road 22, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-6529
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20420 Park Road 22, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-6529
+1 361-949-8068
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I absolutely love coming here ! Bob Hall Pier is where you’ll find me. Or about 3 miles down the beach. Can’t wait to come back !

Thank Curtis H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I hate to leave. I camped out, just me and my dog, and we loved it. It tends to get wild at night. But I thought I was safe.... kinda ;-). I can't wait to go back.

Thank Curtis H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach in January was perfect for walking and riding our scooter. We camped in our Motorhome on Malaquite Beach and Bird Island Basin. We had gorgeous sunsets and waterfront views on BIB and miles of beachcoming on Malaquite. We were also lucky to be...More

Thank Rockwall11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Padre Island National Seashore is my favorite because it is easily accessible, driveable, and beautiful.

Thank Christie I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the beaches.Visit in the winter when you can have the place practically to yourself. Beautiful!!

1  Thank berdiep
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is the beach! there is plenty of public beach for all to use and then some. It is great for swimming fishing boating etc.

Thank b31s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where else can you drive down a beach for sixty miles and see nothing but beach and ocean. That’s right no condos, stores, or a lot of people. The gulf coast’s last bit of undeveloped beach. Come enjoy the sound of the waves and nothing...More

Thank gabubba64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to visit Padre Island National Seashore after and tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico pushed us out of Galveston. The online pics and reviews convinced us to drive the extra hours from Galveston to Corpus Christi and give it a shot. It...More

Thank PainKiller_24518
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a teenager, I and my family and friends spent all of our great times at this beach,,, My friends would call me and ask where and when to meet up the beach... I would tell them where I would be, and they knew approximately...More

Thank Peg K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my mother in law, daughter, her boyfriend, their dogs, granddaughter and Hubby to my favorite spot on the beach. We drove out to about mile marker 35-40 Big Shell Beach. We took chairs, sun umbrella for mom, toys for dogs, extra towels, sandcastle buckets,...More

Thank ilike2search
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Diana M
7 January 2018|
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Response from DAN S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as long as you don't go crazy. If you stay on the main trail you can take any rental car. If you want to get a little bit more adventurous make sure you have a 4x4. If you don't have experience driving in sand, play... More
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Leisa D
6 January 2018|
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Response from hoov427 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I see people with their dogs every time I go there.
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Jsc21
14 August 2017|
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Response from mrmike8108 | Reviewed this property |
We saw dolphins in the bay by the Lexington & saw baby Sea Turtle release at Padre Island... there is lots of sea birds all over the area.
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