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Edwin King Atwood Park

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State Park

South Padre Island Beach is open to camping from Beach Access #5 and Beach Access #6 to any point north. During the on season Padre Island camping access by vehicle is $12 to enter, regardless of the length of stay. Offseason is free (from autumn until spring break). The first several miles are…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Equestrian


For Campers

  • Trash
  • Phone Service
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites


8 Reviews of Edwin King Atwood Park

Ratings Breakdown

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Angela B.
Reviewed Apr. 29, 2022

South Padre winter escape

Absolutely loved my time there. I got a year pass so will be going back this fall. Sweet gatekeepers. Clean bathrooms. Always filled with info about your stay with out even asking.

SiteEdward King Atwood
Month of VisitFebruary
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2021

Epic beach camping

Wow, such an amazing camping experience! We boondocked with our 36ft motorhome right on the beach.

$12 to get in and stay as much as you’d like. Busy on weekends but very quiet during the week.

They allow driving on the beach here from access #5 and north of it. Watch the tides, best to get in…

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Steve & Ashley  G.
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2019

Awesome Beach Camping

This is one of my favorite places to camp in South Texas. Cameron County recently made this into Edwin King Atwood Cameron County Park. The site is just a few miles north of the convention center on the northern end of South Padre Island. They have a controlled gate at the access #5 gate and…

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  • New Camp Signage
  • Western view of Laguna Madre
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Edwin King Atwood Park is located in Texas


31.80289258670676 N
98.8330078125 W

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