Park Phone issues
The visitor center main phone line is out. To reach the park call (361) 949-8069 or (361) 949-4793. The issue has been reported, however the phone company is having difficulty locating the problem. We apologize for the inconvenience.
For questions about park administration, policies, concessions, operations, maintenance, protection issues, etc:
Fax (361) 949-8023
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) 949-9951
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?
Padre Island National Seashore has a wheelchair designed for use on loose sand available for loan at no charge. Users must leave a driver's license or their personal wheelchair at the information desk while the beach wheelchair is on loan. More...