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Andy Bowie Park

7300 Park Rd 100 N, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7712
+1 956-761-3704
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Nice facilities after a day at the beach

This was a nice place to have access to after a day at the beach. Happy to have use of these... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Indianola, Iowa
Very nice beach area

We did not camp here we just parked for the 10 dollar fee and enjoyed the easy beach access... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Corpus Christi, Texas
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Hikers and bird watchers will love the park's Laguna Madre Nature Trail, while windsurfers head for the bay side. The park also has playgrounds and picnic pavilions.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“beach access” (27 reviews)
“wheel drive” (17 reviews)
“trash bag” (15 reviews)
7300 Park Rd 100 N, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7712
+1 956-761-3704
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

This was a nice place to have access to after a day at the beach. Happy to have use of these facilities!

Thank mspgray
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We did not camp here we just parked for the 10 dollar fee and enjoyed the easy beach access. Restroom also right by parking area

Thank mfolsom
Reviewed 27 September 2017

The last day of our vacation, we drove down to Beach entrance 6. 4 vehicles in the group for a final day at the beach! We parked the vehicles in a U formation of sorts, set up our canopy in the middle and settled in....More

1  Thank kemmy4
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Water is so beautiful on SPI. You can take your car on the beach and drive down the coastline. You can see people fishing and hear the roar of the ocean. You can drive without a four wheel drive but there are areas where you...More

2  Thank mannydelarosa
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Awesome clean beach. Low tides, showers available, parking $10 or you can park at the entrance and walk 10 minutes to the beach. Cool place for Texas.

Thank YolandaManley
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The website states that the park is open til 8pm on Sunday's. I watched as the older couple cleaning the restrooms ran people out. Literally! The old guy yelled at a lady and said " lady, you need to get out so we can clean!...More

1  Thank I35Gringo
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

So recently I visited south padre, and guess what was there? Nothing. Just nothing! Endless nothing.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

The sand is packed down so that any vehicle can drive on the beach which is nice. At beach access #5, there is no curfew so you can park and camp overnight on the beach. It is only $10 for a day pass, which is...More

Thank Ali D
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Did this with my car drive in the sea fantastic experience beeches empty in afternoon many hotels to choose from

Thank CSB1864
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

If you want to get away from people for a while, this is where to go. Driving north on the beach you can find just that. We enter at the last gate and always go up to mile marker 13 or so. We enjoy just...More

Thank Danny P
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5 August 2017|
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Response from hpresas | Reviewed this property |
if you go past andy bowie, you will go to the beach access entrances 12$ to get in, primitive camping