• Aerial View of Padre Island National Seashore

    Padre Island

    National Seashore Texas

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  • 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.

Amphibians

Green treefrog

Green treefrog

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The following frogs have been documented within the National Seashore. Note this list may not be all-inclusive.

Frogs

Rio Grande Leopard Frog - Rana Berlandieri


Green Treefrog - Hyla cinerea


Spotted Chorus Frog - Pseudacris clarkii

The following toads have been documented within the National Seashore. Note this list may not be all-inclusive.

Toads

Hurter's Spadefoot - Scaphiopus hurterii

GulfCoast Toad - Bufo valliceps

Texas Toad - Bufo speciosus

Great Plains Narrowmouth Toad- Gastrophryne Olivacea

Couch's Spadefoot - Scaphiopus couchii


Did You Know?

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The wreck of three Spanish ships near the southern end of Padre Island in 1554 was the greatest disaster to hit the Spanish fleet in the New World up to that time. More...