We pulled in for a nice overnight and next day camping. We visited with the owner and they said it was OK to stay overnight and also during the day the next day so I could "work from home". A few semi's showed up later in the night but they didn't...
Since we were here one year ago, there is now a posted sign saying “no overnight parking or camping”. We called police dispatch and visited with an officer, he indicated parking was allowed for less than 24 hours, so we did without being disturbed.
Rest area is closed, lot's of heavy equipment, appears to be under re-model.
Exit is closed.
Attempted to stay here, arrive late. Zero spots to park. Seen a few RV's parked, they must have arrived early.
We looked at Port Aransas, but based on other reviews about wind and sand decided to try Magnolia Beach.
Arrived after 10 p.m. Friday, basically empty beach, 1 tent and a couple of RV's spread way out. Beach is very hard, made up of eon's of...
"Free quiet overnight parking close to I-40 "
"This rest area is closed as of 7/9/2020"
"Great Free Beach camping"