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Isla Blanca Park

33174 State Park Rd 100, South Padre Island, TX 78597
(956) 761-5493
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Lake Jackson, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Not too crowded for a Labor Day weekend. We went in the evening and watched the sunset. Great place to fly a stunt kite, boogie board, body surf & just hang out with family.

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McAllen, Texas, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It's definitely not the childhood beach I remember; maybe through no fault of the Park, but perhaps our current, global overpopulation issues. Parking is cramped and unsafe. We just go to the north end, nowadays; especially, since we've discovered Clayton's.

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Shreveport
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The water was cold the day we went so we spent some time on the beach picking up seashells, which were literally everywhere! The beach was extremely crowded but very nice. The sand and beach in general were beautiful! There was a concession stand and bathrooms with showers.

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73 reviews 73 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We went to the beach for morning surf time as my wife's MS does not tolerate heat for long. We got to enjoy our granddaughters surfing and water boarding. We got to walk on the beach for shell hunting.

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San Antonio, Texas
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65 reviews 65 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Everytime my wife and I visit the Island this is the beach we go to. If you go early enough you can watch the surfers which we both enjoy. The water is warm and there is always plenty of shells, if you like finding shells. There is always plenty of parking. If you are walking barefoot in the sand I... More

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Mission, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Campground with RV hookups, beach, ocean waves, great restaurants in the area and other attractions. Just enjoy relaxing on the beach!

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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This is our favorite spot on the beach. They have a deck with picnic tables so you wont be in the sun and restrooms and showers. With a concession stand in case you forget anything.

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Chicago, Illinois
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147 reviews 147 reviews
64 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I spent an entire Sunday on the beach at Isla Blanca park in mid-July. I can't speak to the RV parking or anything else - just the beach. It was $5 to get into the park, which is immediately off to your right when you get off the causeway onto the island. I arrived at about 10:45 a.m. and got... More

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Salida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Because we couldn't drive it out on the beach, we went out here to explore a little. The paved roads get as close to the beach as you can on a four wheeler. $5 per vehicle for a day pass. Looked nice enough to me. Didn't explore too much- stayed out of the camping area and it seemed a bit... More

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Oklahoma City
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

I think we had more fun on the free beaches, and we did here. However this might be a place for families with small children. They have two separate beaches, as well as showers and restrooms. They also have a covered pavilion with a snack bar. There's a five dollar charge to get in. The beaches here also have life... More

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