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Cole Park

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Address: 1526 Ocean Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78404
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+1 361-561-0253

City park that is a favorite of birdwatchers; home to egrets, herons, terns...

City park that is a favorite of birdwatchers; home to egrets, herons, terns and other species.

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Great playground with beautiful ocean view.

The playground is often very crowded, but our child loves it. The view of the bay and the constant breeze is great.

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Burton B
Corpus Christi, Texas
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64 reviews
25 attraction reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The park offers excellent views across the bay and is also a very good turnaround point if you chose to run along the ocean drive pedestrian lane. Worth the walk/run!

Thank RAptor B
Yukon, Oklahoma
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We greatly enjoyed the Passion Play at Cole Park on Easter morning. Get there early for a parking place. This play portrays the life of Jesus from His Birth to His Death and Resurrection. It was the 75th year of this production. Thank you!

Thank jsparksok
San Antonio, Texas
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67 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This park runs along a fairly impressive stretch of the gulf coast right in the right of CC downtown. Lots of friendly people on the day we visited, and yet the tranquility still comes through clealry. The park is manicured with all types of facilities, including restrooms, pier, skate board park, and kiddie park. Parking was easy.

Thank AndrewTee78232
Corpus Christi, Texas
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162 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The playground is often very crowded, but our child loves it. The view of the bay and the constant breeze is great.

Thank Burton B
Fredericksburg, Texas
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468 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Wonderful views and park amenities. Enjoyed relaxing here and taking in the beautiful scenery. Upgraded park facilities... very welcoming and user-friendly.

Thank fbglove
Del Rio, Texas
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106 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

It is a wonderful location, it has recently been redone and has all new equipment. It is a great park.

Thank b31s
Corpus Christi, Texas
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54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I have taken my children, my grandchildren to play in this park and fly kites. Sometimes we fish off the pier. There's a rollerblading slab of concrete for those who like to do that. And a playground for young children. One can picnic. Sometimes there are concerts. I live 8 houses from this park and take a three mile walk... More 

Thank Margaret C
G-Patch, Texas
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507 reviews
216 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

We visited the park on a quiet and sunny Sunday morning, and it was clean and clear. The playground area was well kept and the overall area was serene and beautiful. It was a much larger park than we initially thought it was, and it was nice to see a space right on the water that's accessible to everyone and... More 

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Nacogdoches, Texas
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111 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Cole Park is great for a family or going solo. The play ground area is well kept. The skateboard platform was constantly busy. There is a great walk/run/bike path. Due to the construction around part of the park it hinders your activities. The large mermaid sundial is beautiful in front of the tall city buildings. No matter if it's 100... More 

Thank kitty106
Corpus Christi, Texas
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72 reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Cole Park is a large park that is perfect for a family picnic. There is a massive play area for kids that makes wish I was 9 years old again. There are plenty of covered picnic tables and grill to use. There is a skate park for skateboarding. There is a fishing pier. This park has great views of the... More 

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