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.
Our Staff & Offices
Padre Island National Seashore
P.O. Box 181300
Corpus Christi, Texas 78480-1300
Dr. Donna Shaver
Chief of Sea Turtle Science and Recovery
Chief of Resource Mangement
Chief of Interpretation
Chief Of Facility Management
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