Description

Save that cash and buy your honey a bouquet of flowers, this camping area is free of charge! The North Beach Campground runs along the northernmost part of the National Seashore, along the Gulf of Mexico. All camping in this area is primitive, and open to RV and tent camping. There are no marked sites, so just close your eyes and pick a spot! If you’re looking for facilities, head over to the Malaquite Campground. Last but not least, unless there is a fire ban in effect, go wild and light ‘em up! Translation: fires are permitted in barbeque grills or a pit dug in the ground.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
1 site
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Amenities
No picnic table

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Fishing

Fishing at Padre Island is no relaxing afternoon at the water. As any local angler knows, fishing is the biggest game in town a...Read more

Paddling

If you can’t decide between saltwater or freshwater paddling, head to Padre Island Seashore, where there are scenic views, calm...Read more

Swimming

The warm waters and expansive, sandy beaches along the Gulf of Mexico make it perfect for a dip in the ocean. There are no life...Read more

Wildlife watching

People aren’t the only species that come to Padre Island for its fantastic fishing opportunities. A diverse array of birds live...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at North Beach Campground.

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June 20th, 2017

You should go in the summer when they are releasing the baby turtles.

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Park
Padre Island National Seashore
State
Texas
Country
United States
Phone Number
(361) 949-8069
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
27.478° N, 97.274° W
Free
Tent / RV / Trailer: 1 Site
(Up to people per site)

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Inclusion Policy

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Recreate Responsibly

  1. Know before you go
  2. Practice physical distancing
  3. Plan ahead
  4. Play it safe
  5. Explore locally
  6. Leave no trace
  7. Build an inclusive outdoors
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Leave No Trace

  1. Plan ahead and prepare
  2. Travel and camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors
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