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. 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?
Although Padre Nicolas Balli established the first permanent settlement on the island, the island was previously owned by his father and his grandfather, who obtained the original grant from the Spanish crown. More...