Camping on the Bay Side of Padre Island

Camping on the Bay Side of Padre Island
Padre Island is on the tip of Texas and is bordered by the Gulf of Mexico and Laguna Madre Bay. Campers can enjoy numerous beaches and an abundance of water recreation including fishing, boating, windsurfing, dolphin watching and jet skiing. Campgrounds with amenities are available throughout the surrounding bays including Baffin Bay and Laguna Madre Bay.

South Padre Island KOA

This KOA campground offers RV sites and cabin units. Surrounded by the Laguna Madre Bay and Gulf of Mexico, the campground provides plenty of deep-sea or bay fishing opportunities along with other water recreation. The camp has a maximum length pull-through of 80 feet with 50-amp service and cable TV. Other amenities include free wireless Internet, restaurant on-site, fitness center, swimming pool, hot tub, fishing pier and playground. The campground also offers tours like fishing excursions, dolphin watch tours and para-sailing adventure tours. You can ride the free local area shuttle that stops at the park every 30 minutes to get to other attractions.

South Padre Island KOA
1 Padre Blvd
South Padre Island, TX 78597

Sea Wind RV Resort

Sea Wind RV Resort is on Baffin bay. The resort has 134 sites with full hookups and 20/30/50-amp service. Other amenities include laundry facilities, recreation center, game room, playground, horseshoes and shuffleboard pits. Sea Wind RV Resort is also next to the Kaufer-Hubert Memorial Park, where you can enjoy its two-story bay observation tower, 500-foot lighted fishing pier, boat ramp and hiking trails.

Sea Wind RV Resort
1066 East FM 628
Riviera, Texas 78379

Bayview Campground and RV Park‎

On the Baffin Bay shorelines, Bayview Campground offers RV sites and cabin units with plenty of amenities. The park has a lighted fishing pier, laundry facilities, washer and dryer and a clubhouse. Fishing is the main activity as the area is known for healthy populations of trout, flounder and redfish drum. The last two state record for speckled trout was caught from Baffin Bay.

Bayview Campground and RV Park‎
606 Bayshore Drive
Port Mansfield, TX 78598

Article Written By Rona Aquino

Rona Aquino began writing professionally in 2008. As an avid marathon runner and outdoor enthusiast, she writes on topics of running, fitness and outdoor recreation for various publications. Aquino holds a Bachelor of Arts in communications and English from the University of Maryland College Park.

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