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South Padre Island, Texas: Largest Permanent U.S. Sand Castle (Gone)

Built in October 2013 and underwent many additions, subtractions, and modifications over the years. When the Chamber of Commerce moved, the castle was left to decay. It was just a sand mound by the end of 2023.

Directions:
Take TX-100 across the Isabella Causeway onto South Padre Island. Make the first left onto Padre Blvd. Drive a quarter-mile. You'll see the sand castle on the right.
Status:
Gone

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Largest Permanent U.S. Sand Castle

The Chamber of Commerce moved to a new building and the sand castle no longer exists.

[Jon Prisbe, 01/26/2024]

The CoC moved out in late 2022 and the castle was left to decay. It was just a sand mound by the summer of 2023.

Sand castle.

Largest Permanent U.S. Sand Castle

This is the largest outdoor permanent sand castle in the United States. It was originally built in October 2013 and is coming apart in some places, but overall it is in amazing shape. There is a convenient parking lot as it is connected to the Chamber of Commerce, or it is easily visible from the road. Check out the visitor's center for a map of other sand castle structures throughout the island.

[Adventures Of Cluckleberry Hen, 04/27/2021]

The sandcastle, although permanent, has undergone many additions, subtractions, and modifications over the years.


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