Camping near Corpus Christi

Clean coastlines and ample adventure define this Gulf coast gem.

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Beloved Garden

2 sites · RVs5 acres · Aransas Pass, TX
Beloved Garden is a developing Tiny Home & RV community living as self sustaining as possible. The five acre property features a half acre pond, small nature preserve, mature Oak trees, and over 40 fruit trees, 30 tropical botanicals, and pollination field. We offer large lots 25x60 up to 40x70ft, two parking spots, with lots of space for setting up your site, fishing, kayaking and enjoying the cool sea breeze just a mile from the water. Includes water, sewer, trash, and WiFi. All sites are 50, and 30 Amp and have water and sewer hookups. Pets are welcome! Please make sure you pick up after them. Dog park coming soon! Come take a walk on one of the nature trails and venture into the hammock grove. Watch the sunset from the quiet of the pond. Get away from the crowded RV parks and come enjoy a relaxing, fun and private getaway near the bay. There's also nearby opportunities for golfing and horseback riding. Campers can look forward to a number of great attractions just beyond the campground and plenty of opportunities for fishing, scenic viewing, kayaking, paddle boarding, boating and sightseeing tours. Whether its for a night or two, we hope to see you soon! Looking for more fun? Make sure to check out the following! * Rockport Beach * Texas Maritime Museum * Rockport Center for the Arts * Copano Bay State Fishing Pier * Goose Island Park * Aransas Pass * Port Aransas Ferry * Aquariam at Rockport Harbor  * Fulton Mansion State Historic Site * Winery on the Bay * Port Aransas attractions include great parks, beautiful beaches, fantastic fishing, watersports galore, live entertainment, and more to elevate your next vacation. * Embark on a dolphin-watching excursion or don your favorite eye patch for a pirate cruise. Prefer to stay inside? Marvel at live theatre performances or have a “make your own art” experience. Cap off the day with s’mores warmed over a bonfire, cheering belt sander racers to victory, or being amazed by a fire-dancing performance. *RV is not included.
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Adventure Bay Private RV Campsite

1 site · RV2 acres · Rockport, TX
Adventure Bay, an exclusive and spacious RV site that is truly one of a kind. (RV not included, no tent camping, no bathroom facilities) Are you tired of overcrowded RV parks and tight spaces. Enjoy the peace an quiet of Copano Bay. A private, waterfront RV spot with water, 12v, 30amp or 50amp hook-ups, can accommodate up to a 40ft rig. Perfect for fishing, crabbing, or just relaxing. The site has a concrete slab, picnic table, yard and even a little beach. Fenced on 3 sides except the waterfront. Plenty of space to park your RV, boat, and the vehicle you tow it all with. Enjoy the simplicity and beauty of Copano Bay with extraordinary sunsets. You won’t want to miss this! Pets may never be left unattended outside or create a noise disturbance. No Pit Bulls, Dobermans, Rottweilers, Chows and or wolf hybrids are allowed.
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Padre Island National Seashore

1 site · Lodging100 acres · Corpus Christi, TX
Padre Island National Seashore is a national seashore located on Padre Island off the coast of South Texas. In contrast to South Padre Island, known for its beaches and vacationing college students, PINS is located on North Padre Island and consists of a long beach where nature is preserved.
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Horse House

2 sites · Lodging, RVs20 acres · Corpus Christi, TX
The Horse House Corpus Christi is located at 1325 Yorktown Blvd. in Flour Bluff. This stunning privately owned and operated facility is located on 20 acres, with rolling green pasture grass, pond, beautiful landscape and gated entrance. There is plenty of ridding room for those who like to trail ride. We have two large out door round pen's one 60' and the other is 45', outdoor arena 60'x145', 3 set of adjustable jumps, schooling cones, trotting poles, and trail obstacles, barrel pattern and poles. Large temperature control tack room, feed room, and wash rack. We have been improving our facility and amenities and will continue to do so. Our goal is to provide our clients with an affordable, beautiful, safe and fun experience and provide our horses with the best of the best care. We would love to show you our facility please reach out to schedule a tour, we look forward to meeting you and your four legged friend.
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BayRock Retreat at Copano Bay

1 site · RV1 acre · Fulton, TX
Beautiful Copano Bay waterfront single site with privacy fence and full RV hookups. Definitely more of a glamping experience with level pull through concrete pad with lots of space for setting up your site, fishing, kayaking and enjoying the cool sea breeze right on the water. Picnic table on site and 2 kayaks available for guest to use with easy access in and out of bay. Outdoor shower, grill and fish cleaning station on property. Lots of gorgeous sunsets and fishing off the pier. High speed internet is included. Minutes drive into Rockport. Get away from the crowded RV parks and come enjoy a relaxing, fun and private getaway on the bay. *RV is not included. Follow us on Facebook at "BayRock Retreat on Copano Bay" and on Instagram at @bayrock_retreat.
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Freedom Harvest Farms

4 sites · RVs, Tents10 acres · Taft, TX
A 10 Acre Family Homestead. We grow food to feed our family here. While doing that we have developed a lovely farm to host on. Freedom Harvest Farms is a sanctuary for wellness and healing. Life, diversity and resources are respected here. This is a place of learning and teaching a constant interaction with vitality. On property there are humans, dogs, pigs, cows, chickens, ducks, rabbits and a diverse parade of wildlife, plants and insects! Several large gardens, a pond, picnic tables, outdoor bathroom, kitchen, tv, fireplace, fire pits
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A Pirates' Paradise

1 site · RV1 acre · Fulton, TX
A Pirates' Paradise is a RV lot in the small, cozy downtown of Fulton, which is along the Texas Tropical Trail and a significant stop along the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail. You are only three blocks to the bay, harbor, fishing pier, bars and restaurants. You have exclusive use of a 50- by 125-ft lot with water, sewer and electric included in the rate. The driveway and RV pad are grass over a hard-packed, crushed limestone base. Nearby attractions include the Fulton Fishing Pier (0.5-mile), Fulton Mansion (0.5-mile), Rockport Beach and Harbor (3-miles), Rockport Center for the Arts (3.5-miles), Port Aransas (23-miles), Aransas National Wildlife Refuge (45-miles) and quite a few bars and restaurants within walking distance.
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Fish & Chill-Waterfront RV site

1 site · RV1 acre · Rockport, TX
Private, one RV only, campsite with full hookups (RV not included and no tents allowed). The property is on a canal and fully fenced. Pets are welcome and can be off leash under supervision. Fishing from private dock with fish cleaning table or use the 2 kayaks on site to paddle a short distance to Salt Lake and Copano Bay. 60 feet of level parking for your RV. Picnic table with shade umbrella. Charcoal grill. Come fish and chill with your friends and family in peace without strangers right on top of you. You have the whole place to yourself! Quiet rural area, yet close to shops and restaurants. F&C-where having your own space is the best amenity.
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Cormorant Landing

1 site · RV1 acre · Rockport, TX
1/4 acre private RV lot with 40'x20' fishing deck over the canal waters leading to Copano Bay. Launch your kayaks (provided) or enjoy fishing right from the deck. Sports fishing light and fish cleaning stand complete the full fishing experience. This pet-friendly property boasts full hookups and WiFi. Lot is fenced on 3 sides, water side is not fenced, so you can let your dogs run and play. Concrete driveway is 20' wide and goes from the street to the deck. Hookups are conveniently located next to each other and everything is provided at no additional expense. Fire pit doubles as a grill, and there is also a big charcoal grill suitable for cooking a brisket or the catch of the day. For larger groups the house next door, Cormorant Crossing, is a vacation rental that is capable of sleeping 8 guests.
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Paradise on Pompano

1 site · Lodging1 acre · Rockport, TX
Tucked away on the Copano Bay side of Rockport in a peaceful neighborhood two containers await your booking. Enjoy easy canal access for kayaking or cruise around on the streets on a bike. Rockport is a short drive away where you will find shopping, great seafood, a sandy beach, and pier fishing. Each container sleeps 1-2 people and has a private bathroom. The kitchen areas each feature a sink, mini fridge, and an electric cooktop. Everything is cozier in a container, whether you are on a romantic getaway or just taking some time to be by yourself to enjoy magnificent sunsets, give tiny living a try for a weekend or a week.
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Bay View Camper Space RV Site

1 site · RV2 acres · Lamar, TX
Beautiful and peaceful 1.7 acres with 4 rv spaces with full hookups. Sunrise bay views! We are 1/3 mile from St. Charles Bay, a great place for fishing, kayaking or watching shore birds and deer. Close to Goose Island State Park and Rockport Beach. Bring your water craft because there is a boat ramp nearby and easy launching spot for your kayak.
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Shambhala Glamper

1 site · Lodging44 acres · Sandia, TX
Reconnect with nature at this unforgettable escape. Private stocked lake, fishing eqpt provided and also across from Lake Corpus Christi State Park. Beautiful sunsets, peace and quiet in a 44 ft luxury glamper! Canoe and jon boat provided. We have 44 acres adjacent to a wildlife preserve
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Camping near Corpus Christi guide

Overview

Corpus Christi is one of the best towns along the Gulf of Mexico for camping and adventure. From beach camping and surfing to fishing and boating, this city on Texas’ Gulf coast benefits from many miles of beaches. But campers can also enjoy the islands and wildlife of this area. Whether you’re looking to tent camp on the beach or enjoy some shade in a dedicated RV spot, there’s no shortage of camping options in Corpus Christi.

Where to go

Padre Island National Seashore

You might not expect the world’s largest remaining barrier island to be in Texas, but Padre Island is exactly that. That’s not the only unique aspect of this place: One part of the island is Laguna Madre, one of the saltiest lagoons in the world. Here, you can see over 380 species of migratory birds, and enjoy waterfowl hunting (if you have a permit). The island is also great for windsurfing, in addition to swimming, canoeing or kayaking, all just a twenty minute drive from town.

Mustang Island State Park

Under 30 minutes from Corpus Christi, this is a great state park for enjoying this stretch of Texas’ Gulf coast. Beaching, birdwatching, and boating are just a few popular activities at Mustang Island State Park. The 20-mile paddling trail offers the opportunity to see coastal birds and their natural habitats, or fish the shallow waters, and there’s plenty of room to adventure.

Goose Island State Park

For a shadier camping option, Goose Island has pines and greenery where you can have more privacy. Here, campers can book sites that have access to showers and electricity access, and reservations for these sites are highly recommended. Additionally, this is a popular spot for fishing and boating. Don’t miss The Big Tree, one of the biggest live oak trees in the United States and formerly the State Champion Coastal Live Oak.

When to go

You can go here year round, but late summer and Fall are the best times to visit Corpus Christi. For one, the weather is cooler during this time but the Gulf waters are still warm enough for swimming and boating activities. Additionally, you’ll find much fewer tourists and can enjoy less crowded beaches.

Know before you go

  • The town of Corpus Christi has much to offer in the realm of restaurants and cultural activities, so be sure to stop by if you’re visiting and that interests you.
  • Texas has a ban on public camping, so make sure you’re in a place that allows it before you pitch a tent.

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