• Aerial View of Padre Island National Seashore

    Padre Island

    National Seashore Texas

Alcohol Policy

Alcoholic beverages may be consumed at the park; however, open containers are not allowed in moving vehicles. Be safe. If you drink, don’t drive. Visitors found to be driving under the influence are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

The National Seashore has concurrent jurisdiction with the state of Texas and therefore enforces all federal and Texas laws regarding the consumption of alcoholic beverages.

Did You Know?

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The wreck of three Spanish ships near the southern end of Padre Island in 1554 was the greatest disaster to hit the Spanish fleet in the New World up to that time. More...