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Address: 20420 Park Rd 22, Corpus Christi, TX 78480-1300
Phone Number: (361) 949-8068
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A 15-minute drive from downtown Corpus Christi transports you to this...

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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Always a nice place to visit. It's easy to get a reasonable distance from everyone else. The visitors center has lots of local information and friendly people.

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austin, United States
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austin, United States
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Always a nice place to visit. It's easy to get a reasonable distance from everyone else. The visitors center has lots of local information and friendly people.

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Worcester MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

High Point of our trip. Drove in to the 5 mile mark. ( think it goes 50 + ,)Great beach , No people just great beach as far as you can see. Water was nice and warm. You do get some trash that has washed up on shore but they do good job of trying to keep up with it... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This beach was definitely perfect for my family and I. The birds kept to themselves , we saw jellyfishes, and watched the clams dig back into the sand. The water was perfect, the beach was clean and nice. The ocean was nice and the waves were fun! I definitely think this a beach to go to with a family.

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Orange, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This beach was amazing. Easy to drive on, easy to access water. At the visitors center they have restrooms and outdoor showers available.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoy the pavilion overlooking the beach. The Gulf breeze, the shore birds working. Even in the heat of summer it is a treat.

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Thank Maurice H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our visit, it was relaxing!! We took our pets, it was a great family vacation!!The beach was clean and I was never concerned about the crowd.

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were visiting Port Aransas for July 4th and it was a madhouse! My father and I wanted a nice quiet place to fish and made the trip down to the Padre Island National Seashore. It was well worth the short drive. Bring a 4WD if you plan to go down the beach away from everyone else!

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Thank Clayton R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were entertaining a couple of friends from Scotland. They enjoyed the exhibits very much as well as the store. They were interested in certain species of birds and books to help them identify the birds.

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Thank Terri F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The beach was clean and not overly crowded. My family and I stayed at the Hawthorn Suites on Windward drive which was within walking distance to the beach.

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Thank Janette T
Comfort, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great weekend with my fiancé had a blast. We love going to Padre Island. Learned how to boogie board this weekend and had a great time.

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