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Cole Park

1526 Ocean Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78404
+1 361-561-0253
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Fine City Park on the water

This park is rght on the bay - great views. expansive grass area for picnic, skate park, kids... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Corpus Christi, Texas
always a must stop

This place seems to get nicer everytime we go. Love everything the water, the park, the walk... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Alonzo L
Mission, Texas
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City park that is a favorite of birdwatchers; home to egrets, herons, terns and other species.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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1526 Ocean Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78404
+1 361-561-0253
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is rght on the bay - great views. expansive grass area for picnic, skate park, kids area. Terrific place to relax for a few hours and close to downtown, the Marina, and musems and restaurants.

Thank brentrourk
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This place seems to get nicer everytime we go. Love everything the water, the park, the walk trail, the statues.

Thank Alonzo L
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The kids really enjoyed a few hours here as a break from all of the sand and sea. Huge playground, skate park, amphitheater and a really long pier that offered amazing views - especially at sunset. The only issue we had was the disgusting, unisex...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 29 July 2017

very nice place to stop and stretch your legs on the way to the art museum lol / ya very good views took alot of pics

Thank jerry h
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Cole Park is a window to Corpus Christi Bay. Easy public access from Ocean Drive. Offers a variety of free activities such as paved hike/bike trail along the shoreline, a windsport launch site, amphitheater, Kids Place, The Gardens, public pier and picnic area. It is...More

Thank stevieweavie2013
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is a nice new park. Had agr at time taking my granddaughter. She enjoyed it. Also great place to picnic.

Thank KLanigan03
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I love the park especially since it has been remodeled from when I was a young child. It is so much safer and fun for the children to play.

Thank amandamE1062FX
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The park offers excellent views across the bay and is also a very good turnaround point if you chose to run along the ocean drive pedestrian lane. Worth the walk/run!

1  Thank RAptor B
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We greatly enjoyed the Passion Play at Cole Park on Easter morning. Get there early for a parking place. This play portrays the life of Jesus from His Birth to His Death and Resurrection. It was the 75th year of this production. Thank you!

Thank jsparksok
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This park runs along a fairly impressive stretch of the gulf coast right in the right of CC downtown. Lots of friendly people on the day we visited, and yet the tranquility still comes through clealry. The park is manicured with all types of facilities,...More

Thank AndrewTee78232
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Questions & Answers
Jinhyo J
13 March 2017|
Response from Margaret C | Reviewed this property |
No. People don't pitch tents there to my knowledge.
18 July 2016|
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Response from Patrice C | Reviewed this property |
I believe the park is open 24/7. There are sections that maybe closed midnight to 6am.
Raven A
1 May 2016|
Response from Patrice C | Reviewed this property |
Cole Park is first come first serve. There are some birds but not over powering...very enjoyable.