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Edwin King Atwood Park

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About This Campground

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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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

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

Reviews

7 Reviews of Edwin King Atwood Park

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 3
  • 4
S
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…

  • Access entrance
  • New Camp Signage
  • Western view of Laguna Madre
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Paige R.
Reviewed Jun. 12, 2018

great beach camping

padre is a perfect place to go when you really want to get away from everything. great beach camping and you can drive down as far as you'd like. we are always able to find a spot with no one else around. there are no facilities or set camp sites so you set up wherever you want. be mindful of the…

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Location

Edwin King Atwood Park is located in Texas

Coordinates

31.80289258670676 N
98.8330078125 W

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About This Campground

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 accessible by 2 wheel drive vehicles and RV’s. Miles 5-24 usually accessible by 4x4 only. Fires, pets, and fishing are allowed. There are no amenities, cell service can be spotty, and it is recommended to be aware of tides and weather conditions. The beach is patrolled by beach patrol and sea turtle patrol, and it is a favorite destination for windsurfing and dolphin watching. There is a large dumpster at the beach access to empty trash on leaving, and showers/restrooms at Beach Access #5.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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