South Beach

Padre Island National Seashore

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Park Road 22 Corpus Christi, TX 78418 361-949-8068 Official Website

GPS: 27.4155, -97.3016

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Overview of South 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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Q&A - Ask the Community about South Beach

ColoradoMom asked on 4/5/2021

I'm nervous my car will get stuck in the sand. Is there a lot to park in while we tent on the beach? If yes, is there...

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Dave asked on 2/22/2021

Is water available at South Beach so I can fill my RV water tank? Thank You!

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Reviews of South Beach 19 people have reviewed this location.

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Cell Phone Coverage

Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 1/7/2021
T-Mobile 3G
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 4/4/2017

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  • dry camping
  • Dispersed Camping
  • fishing
  • swimming beach
  • water access
  • dump station
  • restrooms: vault
  • showers
  • pets


Malaquite Campground

Simple campground just a short walk from the beach

- Ray & Terri

Bird Island Basin Campground

Beautiful Place!


North Beach

No potable water 3/16/2021

- cyclebuddies

Padre Balli County Park

We had a view of the dump station and trash dumpsters

- Lyf Uninterrupted

Corpus Christi KOA

The best KOA we have ever been to

- TaketheScenicRoute

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