Park Phone issues
The visitor center main phone line and fax line are not working. To reach the park visitor center, call (361) 949-8069. Fax to (361) 949-7091, Attention: Visitor Center. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Bird Island Basin Campground rehabilitation starts August 18, 2014
The second part of a project to repair facilities and rebuild eroded shoreline at Bird Island Basin Campground begins August 18. Minor disruptions of activities in the immediate area may occur. None of the work should affect use of the boat ramp.
For questions about park administration, policies, concessions, operations, maintenance, protection issues, etc:
Fax (361) 949-8286
For questions relating to planning a visit, interpretive programs, fees, birdwatching information, fishing/surf conditions, general information for visitors, facilities available, camping, beach closures, bookstore sales, etc:
Malaquite Visitor Center
Fax (361) 949-7091
Attention: Visitor Center
You may also e-mail the Malaquite Visitor Center.
For information on the next sea turtle hatchling release:
For questions relating to oil and natural gas management and other natural resource issues:
Please visit the Facility Management webpage at http://www.nps.gov/pais/parkmgmt/facility-management.htm.
For information on current weather and beach conditions, along with the 24-hour forecast:
Did You Know?
Kemp's ridley sea turtles are both the smallest and the most endangered sea turtles in the world. Padre Island National Seashore is one of only a few places in the world where Kemp's ridley sea turtles come to nest. More...