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Address: 33174 State Park Road 100, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6409
Phone Number:
(956) 761-5493

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Fishing on the jetty

I came here primarily to fish on the jetty. It was very accessible and even had a bait store conveniently located in the parking lot. Fishing was not great but then again, that's... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I came here primarily to fish on the jetty. It was very accessible and even had a bait store conveniently located in the parking lot. Fishing was not great but then again, that's fishing sometimes. I saw lots of sea turtles and watched many wind surfers. Many people were enjoying the beach despite a very windy day. I did not... More 

Thank Lukiliko
San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Cameron County Park sandy beaches, fishing jetties, rv parking, camping, concessions. $10 entry fee good all day for in and out also you can use your ticket to gain access to beach access 5&6 without additional fees

Thank scubachef88
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drove down from Corpus Christi for the day to visit a friend. Really didn't want to leave. Beautiful Sandy beach with clear water.

Thank Orangie58
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here with just our family. We didn't go home this year. The snowbirds put on a big Thanksgiving potluck meal for everyone in the park. It was a lot of fun. The beach was great too though weather wasn't nice very often due to time of year.

Thank Mario D
Edinburg, Texas
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7 reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We love going to Isla Blanca Park from KOA with our bikes. Overall the bike path is awesome till you get into the crowded areas. Some people don't know the proper thing to do when a bike is coming. Enjoy laying in the sun. Overall a clean beach.

Thank jonathanolivares98
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We had a great time at this park. There is a lot to do. I wish they had recycling cans (there is no recycling pickup on the island) along with regular trash cans. It's the best beach on the island, but still could use more trash cleanup. Still it was a great day, and great fun!

Thank Gail M
Denver, Colorado
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347 reviews
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

The best thing about the park is the HUGE pavilions with plenty of shade, tables, snack bars, and bathrooms. The beach is nice, but can be enjoyed anywhere else on the island for free. If you walk on the beach to the park, you can avoid the entrance fee.

Thank Thailandtraveler64
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The scenery the views the people all amazing . We hired a car to travel around the areas and we didnt have enough time to get even half of it in . Will defiantly revisit

Thank Suemac1968
1 review
Reviewed 31 March 2017

i would like to park my rv there but it seems the park employees make it so difficult, if you didnt have a spot there prior and if you got lucky enough to get one last summer, you still have to wait for the former renter cancels its just all so confusing. we are tax payers in cameron county and... More 

Thank Connie G
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Isla Blanca Park is located at the southern end of South Padre Island. It's a great place to watch the wildlife, view ships coming in the channel, fish along the jetties or simply hang out on the beach. The park is county owned and charges a fee for entry.

Thank Pat M

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