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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 25 February 2012

Nice clean beaches, good resturants. Pleny of entertainment for the kids. Easy access to where we wanted to go, friendly people.

Thank Sylvia G
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Reviewed 22 February 2012

To reach the NAS you have to drive pass a lot of beach access but do it! When you arrive there is a great covered area with a small shop rest rooms and lots of showers. Note, these are communal beach showers, no doors, not a lot of privacy.
They are always clean and neat. In the ranger station they are at the ready to answer all your questions from shipwreck stories to identifying shells. They have a hands on table that you can pick up and examine all types of shells and items found in the area. They offer on a first come first serve basis 2 beach wheelchairs, at no charge. The rangers are friendly and very helpful. A short walk down a ramp and you are greeted by the gulf of Mexico. There are picnic tables on the beach and no cars! The fee to get into this park is very low, I buy the yearly pass at $15.00.

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Reviewed 21 February 2012

This is a great place to walk the beach looking for shells. Love the warm breeze and few people.

Thank lovetoeatMichigan
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Reviewed 20 February 2012

This is a site to behold....piping plovers, gulls, terns on beach. Deer in marsh. Windsurfers, fisherman in Laguna Madre. Drove on beach as sand is hardpacked. This is heaven....

Thank Kayaker318
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Reviewed 9 February 2012

We like the fresh air and we like to walk along the beaches, this is quite and not alot of people around.

Thank Monica L
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