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Address: 20420 Park Road 22, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-6529
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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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Breath Taking

This place was breath taking. It's something about hearing the waves of the water. It takes you to such a peaceful place. You'll enjoy walking along the beach or making sand... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place was breath taking. It's something about hearing the waves of the water. It takes you to such a peaceful place. You'll enjoy walking along the beach or making sand castles with the kids.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We happened to be there during the annual kite day (feb) which was a truly amazing experience to see. They have professional kite flyer with some amazing kites. They also had a build your own kite for the kids, which they just loved. Kite flying on this beach is great. The wind is just right. The National park system has... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Yesterday it was 85 and sunny with a breeze enjoyed walking on the beach and you could also drive on the beach so that was very good highly recommend this activity

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Thank Jim A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great to see the difference in how the beach should look! Everyone is having a great time! I'm so glad we're here! !!!

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Rockport, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The national seashore is a bit of a drive out of North Padre Island but worth it. Nice white sandy beaches. Often no one else or just a few people there.

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Logan, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Avoiding the blizzards at home, I visited the PINS in December. The birdwatching was terrific, and I managed to see some I had never seen before. Also, the beach was lovely and not crowded. In addition, the handicapped access is super. I also liked the kind service in the gift shop. Don't hesitate to go if you can!!

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Fox River Grove
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great experience that encompasses dunes, water, marine life & bird life. We also viewed a sea turtle release. A fabulous trip with an opportunity to drive on the beach.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Miles of undeveloped natural beach area to drive on, camp out in designated areas, walk on, look for shells, surf fish, just enjoy the beach with no houses or condos lining the beach area......feed seagulls, make sand castles, picnic........just need suntan lotion, water, food, chairs or towels, whatever you have fun with!

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Thank Sandra C
Windsor, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was great… Clean beaches friendly people etc. Not one of my most favorite places along this area but definitely doable. Many of the beach locations are hard to access if you do not have a 4 x 4. The houses I really need to look at as the residential areas are very beautiful

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There were no National Park Rangers at the Visitor Center Desk. There was one 'sales associate' and one 'volunteer', but no uniformed National Park Rangers at the desk. This is not good enough, as I know rangers get a whole lot more training than 'sales associates' and 'volunteers' regarding how best to answer questions that visitors may have about the... More 

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