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“great place” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Padre Island National Seashore

Padre Island National Seashore
PO Box 181300, Corpus Christi, TX 78480-1300
(361) 949-8068
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Fishing, Viewing wildlife, Swimming, Birdwatching, Camping
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Owner description: 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.
Las Vegas, Nevada
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“great place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

1st time seeing the gulf. you can drive on the beach here. had a great time here all though we went on a windy day. so windy there were no wind surfers. will go back when not as windy.

Visited February 2013
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“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

love the beach , gorgeous view , even though it was chilly a nice fire made everything ok :) No one really bothers you out there, you can be yourself and have a good time!

Visited December 2012
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La Porte, IN
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“this is a great place to hang out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Beautiful beaches, just a great place to go and hang out, here for a short visit from up north but would be a great place to camp. Only complaint was huge amount of trash, we picked up a bagful of beercans, plastic bottles etc. in just a few minutes, then a truck came by with TX plates and threw fast food wrappers out the window,

Visited February 2013
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“sand sand sand”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

the weather is so nice and if you love the breeze, come on down.The water is so soothing.. read a book, fish, paint or whatever, there is something here for you.

Visited January 2013
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Houston, Texas
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“the national park too”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

the Padre Island National Seashore has lotza of info and staff to answer any questions. The Rangers have q& A's and will have video. They have tracked a sea turtle to THE NETHERLANDS and now it (turtle) is in the Pensacola, Florida area.

Visited January 2013
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