North Beach

Padre Island National Seashore

12 Reviews
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

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.

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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Last reported 1/28/2019
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Van-Tramp
Longmont, CO 27' Airstream International
198 reviews
“No-cost camping on the beach”

Reviewed 2/19/2015

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2
Overall Rating

Can't beat the price, or the view; How often do you get to camp on the beach? Just pick an empty spot on the beach and have fun. Enough said.

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Van-Tramp would stay here again

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Aluminarium
Tonasket, WA Airstream Ford F-250
281 reviews
“Watch the Tides!”

Reviewed 8/8/2014

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 5
Overall Rating

We LOVED camping here, for the 5 days that we were at Padre Island until our last afternoon when we opened the door to walk our dog waves were lapping at our wheels! We packed up faster than we ever had and got ourselves out of there.

Padre Island is an incredible place to camp, though I don't think I'd do it again.

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The weather had just started to warm up when we arrived on Padre Island after our stay in Austin.  A lot of our campfire chat had been about how to pull a 30’, 8,700 lb Airstream onto a beach...

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Van-Tramp
Longmont, CO 27' Airstream International
198 reviews
Padre Island National Seashore | Van-Tramp.com

Padre Island has been the pinnacle of this trip. Although the Formula 1 event was the reason we are in Texas, Padre Island is the furthest point East (and South) we will travel. It is the turn-aroun...

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  • dry camping
Recreation
  • fishing
  • swimming beach
  • water access
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