Located on the northern end of South Padre Island, Andy Bowie Park is a scenic and laid-back beach park locale where visitors and locals alike go fishing, snorkeling, sunbathing, shell hunting, kite flying and more along the pristine beach and shallow, clean, and crystalline waters.
A Beautiful Spot to Visit on South Padre Island
Andy Bowie Park is known for its serene, peaceful beach. In particular, the beach at Andy Bowie Park is renowned for its lack of crowds, meaning that visitors can feel like they’ve carved out their own slice of tropical paradise on the beach in South Padre Island. Most locals recommend that you get to the beach early in the morning, when you and your guests can have your pick of the best spots to set up your beach gear.
Not only is Andy Bowie Park a gorgeous place to go sightseeing, but the park also provides the convenience of beach concessions during the season, as well as restrooms and showers available on-site, handily located near the parking area. You can also park right on the beach itself, or even take your car for a scenic drive along the coastline, though it’s recommended that you use 4-wheel drive if you do, so that you don’t get stuck in the sand. The best access point for beach driving is Beach Access #5.
The parking fee for Andy Bowie Park is $12.00 ($2.00 of which is refundable if you pack out your trash in the handy trash bag provided), making it an inexpensive and fun option for an outing for you and your guests during your time on the island.
You’ll find Andy Bowie Park directly across from the South Padre Island Convention Center, located at 7300 N. State Park Rd. 100, South Padre Island, TX 78597. You can also call (956) 761-3704 for more information on the park, or simply speak with one of the reservation specialists at Franke Rentals.
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