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Padre Island National Seashore

The unspoiled white sand beaches of Padre Island National Seashore stretch 70 miles along the South Texas coast. Behind the them lie tall dunes speckled with flowers, a vast coastal prairie and grassy, tidal flats that front on the Laguna Madre. In the summer, waves of endangered Kemp's Ridley sea turtles come ashore to lay their eggs.

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