Download (PDF, 2.71MB) the 2013 edition of The Gulf Breeze, Padre Island National Seashore's park magazine. It's a wonderful resource for planning your visit to the park, with helpful information on things to do and commonly asked questions. It also has some great articles on the plants, animals, landscape, and history of the park. Download and print your copy today!
In this Issue
Things to Do
Sea Turtles: Breaking Records!
The Virtual Side of Padre Island
Slipping Away: The Decline of the Park's Colonial Waterbirds
Shark Bite Games!
Traveling Down Island: What You Should Know
On the Wing
A Man and His Island
National Seashores: Jewels of the Coasts
Frequently Asked Questions
Did You Know?
The white-tailed deer on the island are not considered the island's largest native mammal because they are believed to come across the Laguna Madre from the mainland. Coyotes are considered the island's largest native mammal. More...