• Aerial View of Padre Island National Seashore

    Padre Island

    National Seashore Texas

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  • BIB Campground Rehabilitation begins March 17, 2014

    A project to repair the facilities and rebuild the eroded shoreline in the Bird Island Basin Campground will begin March 17, 2014. Minor disruptions in the immediate area may occur. Please note that none of the work should affect the use of the boat ramp.

  • North Beach is open, South Beach will open at 8 am 4/5/2014

    The oil-covered materials on the beach have been removed, and clean-up is nearly complete. The North Beach portion of the park is open to driving as of 11:50 am on 4/4/2014. The South Beach portion will open to driving at 8 am on 4/5/2014.

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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