• 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 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.

  • Padre Island National Seashore will Conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint on Saturday, July 19, 2014.

    To protect the public from impaired drivers and help ensure a safe park experience for all visitors, Padre Island National Seashore law enforcement will conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint on Saturday, July 19, 2014 on Park Road 22 near the park’s entrance.

Gettin' Birdy!

Fun with birds!


Coloring Book

Can you imagine being an exotically beautiful tropical bird that gets to live on a chocolate farm!? Or how about flying to hang out on a beach with thousands of your other bird friends to eat horseshoe crab eggs? Yummy! If you can imagine it, you can color it. Click here to color the images online, or you can print them out and color them at home.



You've flown for thousands of miles, been blown off course by a cold front, and nearly smacked into four buildings during your annual migration. Click here to play a bird migration game that will have you wondering, "How DO they do it!?" If your wings aren't tired yet, try this game.

Did You Know?

White-tailed buck (odocoileus virginianus)

The white-tailed deer on the island are not considered the island's largest native mammal because they are believed to come across the Laguna Madre from the mainland. Coyotes are considered the island's largest native mammal. More...