North Beach Dispersed Camping

Padre Island National Seashore

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North Beach Access Rd. Corpus Christi, TX 78418 361-949-8069 Official Website

GPS: 27.4774, -97.2742

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Overview of North Beach Dispersed Camping

Be aware of the tides and high tide line when choosing a beach campsite. Strong winds or storms can significantly elevate tides and create hazardous conditions along the Gulf Coast.

Park entrance fee required as well as a free camping permit available at the park entrance station and the self-registration kiosk at the entrance to North Beach.

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving on sandy beaches.
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Elevation 0 ft / 0 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Q&A - Ask the Community about North Beach Dispersed Camping

To ask questions of the owner or manager please contact the campground directly. (361) 949-8069

Chuck.N asked on 10/24/2020

We have a very large RV. Will we have trouble turning around to get out?

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Outdoor man asked on 11/14/2021

Are there typically spots available? Can you drop your trailer to go to town?

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sandra asked on 6/25/2022

Is generator use permitted here?

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Sarah asked on 3/18/2021

Is tent camping allowed at North Beach in Padre Island National Seashore?

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Reviews of North Beach Dispersed Camping 23 people have reviewed this location.

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Cell Phone Coverage

Verizon 4G
Confirmed by 5 Users
Last reported 1/25/2021
Confirmed by 11 Users
Last reported 3/15/2023
T-Mobile 4G
Confirmed by 4 Users
Last reported 4/10/2022

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  • dry camping
  • fishing
  • swimming beach
  • water access
  • pets
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Fantastic Spot

- Mjhetrick27

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Very nice experience.

- Dishie

South Beach Dispersed Camping

Quiet, relaxing, windy, sandy

- RaD_Travels

Padre Balli County Park Campground

Great location near the beach

- Clem_and_Pearl

Corpus Christi KOA

Well Managed Water Front RV Park

- camper-624024

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