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.
Coastal Flood Advisory until 10:00 pm CDT 9-26-14
The National Weather Service issued a Coastal Flood Advisory due to strong offshore winds pushing the tides above normal levels. Beach driving is highly discouraged. Flooding up to the dunes is likely. Additional updates will be posted if necessary.
Sea Turtle Nesting Season 2013
The Padre Island National Seashore Chief of the Division of Sea Turtle Science and Recovery maintains the records of sea turtle nests recorded in Texas. Numbers documented during 2013 are posted below.
Note: These data are preliminary and have not undergone review. Please do not cite or quote. For additional information, contact Dr. Donna Shaver at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 361-949-8173, ext. 226.
Kemp's ridley sea turtle nests documented on the Texas coast during 2013
Loggerhead sea turtle nests documented on the Texas coast during 2013
Green sea turtle nests documented on the Texas coast during 2013
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