• Aerial View of Padre Island National Seashore

    Padre Island

    National Seashore Texas

Park Documents

To learn more about projects specific to Padre Island National Seashore, you can click on the links to the planning documents for those projects below:

Replace Law Enforcement Division Headquarters Environmental Assessment (2011)

Beach Vehicle Environmental Assessment (2011)

Sea Turtle Facilities Expansion (2011)

Strategic Plan (2000)

Did You Know?

The National Park Service arrowhead contains a white buffalo, an animal sacred to many native Americans.

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...