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Address: 33174 State Park Road 100, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6409
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typical Texas beach park

Good place to park and access the park if not staying in one of the hotels on the beach. Nothing special. Nothing more than a place to camp or get to the beach

Reviewed 3 January 2017
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Belton, Texas
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39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

We spent the whole day here. There are RV places, bathrooms, showers, plenty of parking and did I mention lots of sand? This is right next to the Jetties and you can sit and fish, hang out on the beach, watch the boats and ships leave the channel or pick the sand out from your toes. The beach is clean... More 

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Thank Ralph S
Midland, Texas
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We love staying here in our RV. It's well run, the people are friendly and the beach access is wonderful. Full hookups available and various types of RV sites are available to suit your needs. We ofter walk over to Dirty Al's for take out since we like eating outside by our coach. The calamari is my favorite. The park... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great place but it cost us $10 for the day. it is a beautiful inlet park and beach, jetty. So pretty. If you like to fish you may be able to do well there if you know what you are doing. The RV park looked cool with a nice boat ramp. Waves could be happening when its good. Generally a... More 

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Thank Eisen M
New Braunfels, Texas
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

RV and tent Camping, great mile-long beach for sunbathing, swimming, surfing, paddle boarding, volleyball, hiking, biking, picnicking, jetty fishing, dolphin or bird watching! Pavilions, bathrooms, bait shop, boat ramp, concessions, and good parking. As Winter Texans we enjoyed great weather and blue skies without the huge crowds of spring or summer.

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Belton, Texas
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102 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Good place to park and access the park if not staying in one of the hotels on the beach. Nothing special. Nothing more than a place to camp or get to the beach

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Katy, Texas
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 December 2016

If you don't want the hassle of risk getting stuck in sand Isla Blanca has a huge Pavillion by the beach. Just park it and walk to beach on warm soft sand. Beach is cleanest beach in Gulf of Texas. Bring your picnic food, or get to go food at Pavilion under shade with plenty of tables to take in... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Great park, nice beach and place to fish. Our family loved it. We spent the whole day and never got bored

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74 reviews
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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Great place. We don't need any bath house etc. so can't comment there but the rest of the park seems fine. Great location. Best looking campground around here we've seen. Doesn't have a pool for what it's worth but we aren't much on public pools anyway. Staying a couple weeks and maybe longer.

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dallas
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

I had read some variable reviews and what not sure what to expect, but this park was clean and absolutely gorgeous. The beach is great for all ages - lots of shells, surf stays shallow a good while, clean bathrooms, lots of picnic tablets. A beautiful place to spend a day or more.

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Thank maggieDallas
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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178 reviews
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here 2 nights in a spot close to the beach. The site was gravel with a concrete patio. There are no fire rings. The roads are paved. Also, as we found in most of the campsites we stayed in during a week of travels along the Texas gulf coast, stickers or sand burrs are a problem. They were... More 

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