Sobriety checkpoint Saturday, August 23, 2014
Law Enforcement officers at Padre Island National Seashore will conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint Saturday, August 23, 2014 on Park Road 22 near the park’s entrance. The purpose of the checkpoint is to detect and apprehend alcohol and drug impaired drivers.
Park Phone issues
The visitor center main phone line and fax line are not working. To reach the park visitor center, call (361) 949-8069 or (361) 949-4793. Fax to (361) 949-7091, Attention: Visitor Center. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Bird Island Basin Campground rehabilitation starts August 18, 2014
The second part of a project to repair facilities and rebuild eroded shoreline at Bird Island Basin Campground begins August 18. Minor disruptions of activities in the immediate area may occur. None of the work should affect use of the boat ramp.
For more information on some of the different features of the National Seashore, please click on the links below. Once opened, you can print the PDF file. You may also call Malaquite Visitor Center at 361-949-8069 to have a site bulletin mailed to you. The site bulletins available include:
Jellyfish (PDF, 28.3 Mb)
Seashells (PDf, 25.1 Mb)
Seabeans (PDF, 47.4 Mb)
Click on the links below to view and print a park map including the inset.
Laguna Madre Park Boundary (Decimal Degree)
Laguna Madre Park Boundary (DMS)
Laguna Madre Park Boundary (UTM)
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...