• 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.

Birders Unite

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

Coastal Bend, Bays and Estuaries Program

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

U.S. National Fish and Wildlife Service

Additional Information Sources

All About Birds

Audubon

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

National Geographic

Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center

World Birding Center

Did You Know?

Beach wheelchairs are available for loan, but must be returned by the Visitor Center's closing time.

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...