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Padre Island National Seashore
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Malaquite visitor center at Padre Island National Seashore

Malaquite visitor center at Padre Island National Seashore

The Malaquite Visitor Center at Padre Island is anchored into the top of the dune ridge behind the beach at Malaquite.

Padre Island National Seashore, Texas

Date photographed: April 2, 2014
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North and South Malaquite Beach at Padre Island

North and South Malaquite Beach at Padre Island

The long beach at Padre Island is known as North Beach and South Beach, dividing here at the visitor center

Padre Island National Seashore, Texas

Date photographed: April 2, 2014
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Oil cleanup on Malaquite Beach

Oil cleanup on Malaquite Beach

An oil spill cleanup was underway at Malaquite Beach on Padre Island. Because the beach was closed for the cleanup I was frustrated in my plan to camp on the beach.

Padre Island National Seashore, Texas

Date photographed: April 2, 2014
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Dunes at Padre Island National Seashore

Dunes at Padre Island National Seashore

Low dunes back the long beach at Padre Island National Seashore. This is the main campground, near the visitor center.

Padre Island National Seashore, Texas

Date photographed: April 2, 2014
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Padre Island camping area at Bird Basin

Padre Island camping area at Bird Basin

This southern extension of Corpus Christi Bay is reliably windy and a favorite for windsurfers and kite surfers.

Padre Island National Seashore, Texas

Date photographed: April 3, 2014
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Camping on the beach at Padre Island

Camping on the beach at Padre Island

I drove ten miles down South Beach on Padre Island and parked my camper for two peaceful days.

Padre Island National Seashore, Texas

Date photographed: November 3, 2017

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