• Aerial View of Padre Island National Seashore

    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.

Bicycling Information

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.

Happy riding!

Did You Know?

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Beaches in Texas are considered public highways and therefore all vehicles on them must be street-legal and licensed. More...