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“A Fantastic Beach Experence!”

Padre Island National Seashore
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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.
Reviewed June 8, 2014

We were in Corpus Christi we decided to take a trip to Padre Island for the day. What a wonderful beach, great sand and surf. Wonderful!

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Reviewed June 6, 2014

Miles of white sand. Totally awesome. Its the first time I could drive along the seas shore...on the sand. I loved Corpus Christie...a little place somewhere back in time. It reminded me of Southern Californai in the early 1960's.

1  Thank JWestHardin2013
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Reviewed June 2, 2014

Back in 2009 when we visited the island, this was the "go to" spot, it was clean and beautiful... this year it was really a debbie downer, had HUGE heaps of seaweed and smelled like sewage. Despite the foul odors, we still enjoyed this beach better than North Beach because of the finer sand. You have to purchase a 12$ parking pass to stick in your wind shield also.

2  Thank KelliMommaOfThree
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Reviewed May 29, 2014

My kids love driving along the gulf of the sand. They have found multiple "treasures" on the beaches.
For a small fee you have access to the whole thing.
$10.00/vehicle good for 7 days!!!

It's the Longest Stretch of Undeveloped Barrier Island in The World !!! 70 miles of coastline, dunes, prairies, and wind tidal flats teeming with life.

Campground on the island for a nominal fee.

Great surf fishing as well.

2  Thank Willem_TX
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Reviewed May 29, 2014

Great attraction to visit in Corpus Christi. You can walk along or fish in one of the last free open Beaches. Close to town and an easy drive.

Thank Rick A
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