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.
Conservation efforts would be ineffective if it were not for the combined work and dedication of people and organizations committed to bird and bird habitat conservation. Please click on the following links to meet some of Padre Island National Seashore's partners and to learn about other organizations that are devoted to addressing issues concerning birds and bird-lovers today.
Partners of Padre Island National Seashore
Additional Information Sources
Did You Know?
Although Padre Nicolas Balli established the first permanent settlement on the island, the island was previously owned by his father and his grandfather, who obtained the original grant from the Spanish crown. More...