• 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 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.

Our Staff & Offices

Padre Island National Seashore

P.O. Box 181300

Corpus Christi, Texas 78480-1300

361-949-8173

Staff

Mark Spier

Superintendent

Dr. Donna Shaver

Chief of Sea Turtle Science and Recovery

Travis Poulson

Chief Ranger

James Lindsay

Chief of Resource Mangement

Patrick Gammam

Chief of Interpretation

Brian Slate

Chief Of Facility Management


Oralia Fernandez

Administration Officer

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