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.
The Padre Island National Seashore Facility Management Division (often referred to as the “Maintenance” Division) constructs, maintains, and, when necessary, demolishes all the facilities within the park to include not only buildings but also roads, parking lots, campgrounds, fences, trails, vehicles, and any other man-made structures as well.
The official mission of the Facility Management Division is to provide leadership and policy direction to ensure the stewardship of the park’s constructed assets and the development of its maintenance workforce. The Division is therefore responsible for:
On this page you will find links to documents, slide shows, photographs and other media describing the accomplishments, ongoing efforts, and plans of the Facility Management Division to support the missions of the park and of the National Park Service.
Your Fee Demo Dollars at Work
Stimulus (ARRA) Projects
Keeping the Beaches Clean
Facility Management Division Accomplishments
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...