Park Phone issues
The visitor center main phone line is out. To reach the park call (361) 949-8069 or (361) 949-4793. The issue has been reported, however the phone company is having difficulty locating the problem. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Padre Island National Seashore will Conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint on Saturday, July 19, 2014.
To protect the public from impaired drivers and help ensure a safe park experience for all visitors, Padre Island National Seashore law enforcement will conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint on Saturday, July 19, 2014 on Park Road 22 near the park’s entrance.
Bicycling is a popular activity in the park, but there are no bicycles for rent in the park. While riding on the beach is allowed, the park has no riding trails. Please use appropriate caution when bicycling to, from, or within the park and wear appropriate clothing and a helmet. There are no bike lanes along the highway leading to the park or over the JFK Causeway from Corpus Christi, so please be sure that your bicycle is as visible as possible with lights and/or reflectors, reflective tape or other reflective materials.
The fee for biking or walking into the park is $5.00, and the annual pass is $20.00.
Did You Know?
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...