Adolph Thomae Jr. Park, Port Isabel, Texas
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv
N 26° 20.709 W 097° 24.806
14R E 658325 N 2914880
Quick Description: This is probably the best spot for RVs in the Valley, with spaces right on the banks of the palm-fringed Arroyo Colorado. Other amenities include three fishing piers, a hiking trail, boat ramps, and picnic tables with grills.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 11/19/2007 8:17:03 PM
Waymark Code: WM2MAR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 145

Long Description:

The fishing piers, picnic tables, and RV sites are all parallel to the park road, with the boat ramp at the end of the road. The hiking trail also parallels the road, starting at the park entrance and running to N26 20.825, W097 24.240. The trail crosses the road twice at a fishing pier (N26° 20.784, W97° 24.476 and N26° 20.756, W97° 24.617); between these trailheads would be the spot to park for a short hike - from here, both the east and west legs of the trail are a half-mile round-trip. To the south of the trail are views of Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge; to the north are views of the Arroyo Colorado.

If you're going to any of Cameron County's other parks after this one, beware the self-pay station. The other parks will accept a receipt from Adolph Thomae for entry, but not the self-serve envelope.

Name: Adolf Thomae Jr. Park

Street Location: FM 2925

Local Municipality: Cameron County

State/Province, etc.: Texas

Country: USA

Web Site: [Web Link]

Memorial/Commemoration: No.

Date Established: 1988

Picnic Facilities: Picnic tables with grills; Pavilions

Recreational Facilities:
Playground, boat ramp, RV sites, fishing piers, hiking trail


Monuments/Statues: No.

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): No.

Fountains: No.

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: Arroyo Colorado

Special Events: Not listed

Traditional Geocaches: Not listed

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