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User: Lone_Star - 2/28/2008

Location: Padre Island National Seashore

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Difficulty:  Solitude:
Miles Hiked: 2.00 Miles  Elapsed Time: 45 minutes

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Padre Island National Seashore offers access to the beach (Malaquite Beach) and more.  It covers the expanse of North Padre Island so you could hike a very long distance down the island if you chose to.  Cars are allowed on the beach, but you should have four-wheel drive before you attempt it because it could be a very bad place to get stranded if your car gets stuck.

I only walked down a small portion of the beach.  It was very windy and there were a lot of dead jellyfish washed ashore.

This park is fairly expensive (unless you have a National Park Pass, which I did), so if you had to choose between this one and nearby Mustang Island State Park, I would choose the latter.  It's less expensive and a little nicer, albeit much, much smaller.



Log Photos:
Entrance Sign
Entrance Sign
Jellyfish
Jellyfish
Sea Shell
Sea Shell
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Camp On The Beach!
View Of The Beach
View Of The Beach

Area around Padre Island National Seashore

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