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    Padre Island

    National Seashore Texas

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  • BIB Campground Rehabilitation begins March 17, 2014

    A project to repair the facilities and rebuild the eroded shoreline in the Bird Island Basin Campground will begin March 17, 2014. Minor disruptions in the immediate area may occur. Please note that none of the work should affect the use of the boat ramp.

  • North Beach is open, South Beach will open at 8 am 4/5/2014

    The oil-covered materials on the beach have been removed, and clean-up is nearly complete. The North Beach portion of the park is open to driving as of 11:50 am on 4/4/2014. The South Beach portion will open to driving at 8 am on 4/5/2014.

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April 04, 2014
Park beaches starting to re-open to driving
Progress continues with the oil clean-up at the national seashore. The short stretch of beach known as North Beach has already re-opened to driving. South Beach will be re-opened to driving by 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 5.

March 06, 2014
Bird Island Basin Campground Rehabilitation Begins Monday, March 17, 2014
The National Park Service is beginning a two part project to repair the facilities and rebuild the eroded shoreline in the Bird Island Basin Campground. Minor disruptions of various activities in the immediate area may occur. Please note that none of the work should affect the use of the nearby Bird Island Basin boat ramp.

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Did You Know?

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Eighteen species of birds found at Padre Island National Seashore are state or federally listed as endangered, threatened, or a species of concern. More...