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Address: Brownsville, TX
Activities: Birdwatching
Description: State park comprised of more than 1,055 acres offering a variety of...
State park comprised of more than 1,055 acres offering a variety of outdoor recreation on its land and adjacent beaches of Del Mar and Boca Chica, including swimming, birding, camping, fishing and surfing.
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After our visit to the vermillion restaurant, mmmm very yummy, we came to the boca chica beach, and wow its really good, nice access, a lot, a lot of space, we are staying at... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

After our visit to the vermillion restaurant, mmmm very yummy, we came to the boca chica beach, and wow its really good, nice access, a lot, a lot of space, we are staying at spi, but boca chica beach, is a good place to have fun to (no like spi with is better)

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I lve the rugged solitude of this beach. Bring your dog. No facilities, so bring water and everything you need. Its nice because you dont have to drive all the way to the island to go to the beach.

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Brownsville, Texas
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is a natural beach located east of Brownsville, Texas at the end of Highway 4. It is completely undeveloped, bordered on the north by the jetties at the Brazos Santiago and on the south by the Rio Grande River. You can literally park on the border of Mexico and the United States, which is less than 50 yards across.... More 

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Parry Sound, Canada
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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Texas Hiway 4 goes east to the Gulf past sand marshes and grasslands. The closer you get to the end of the road you will start seeing the horizon become hilly with whitish lines running up and down the "hills" in the distance. Sand dunes! The pavement ends and you can drive onto the beach but follow the main tracks... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Boca Chica State Park is about a 10-mile stretch of sand from the mouth of the Rio Grande River at the south end to the Brownsville Ship Channel at the north end. It is at the end of Texas Hwy. 4. Landlubbers would be well-advised, especially in the winter, to check tide tables before making the trip out if the... More 

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Boerne, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Boca Chica is the end of the world...deserted, wild beach and sand dunes - gives you the feeling of being the only people left on earth. Lots of shelling and fishing but no amenities. If you need it, you should bring it. One of the last places you can go to see true nature as it was a hundred years... More 

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Cudahy WI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Out at the end of the road, but it's a lovely beach with driving on the sand permitted. There were several groups meeting (OHV's) but there was plenty of room for all

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This is a neat place to visit! There's not much to do other than fish and bird watch. If one wants to participate in water sports, you need to bring a vehicle that can work well with the sand. My cell phone signal was poor, so I highly recommend you come prepared. If you get stuck in the sand, you... More 

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Olmito, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I've spend a great deal of time there but not lately. On the weekends the local go there and it's usually pretty crowded. But during the week I've been out there and there is nothing but me and the surf and the sun. You are on your own out there and take what you need and please don't litter. It's... More 

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Lampasas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Very quiet, nice sand, didn't get into the water, but as others have noted you need to bring everything as there are no facilities of any kind. Absolutely no people on the beach. Just as we were leaving some fishermen drove up and settled down the beach some. My only issue was the trash. The barrels were not full yet... More 

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Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Brownsville

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