• Aerial View of Padre Island National Seashore

    Padre Island

    National Seashore Texas

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  • 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.

Brochures

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)

Sea Turtles of Texas

Click on the links below to view and print a park map including the inset.

Park Map

Map Inset of Developed Area

Laguna Madre Park Boundary (Decimal Degree)

Laguna Madre Park Boundary (DMS)

Laguna Madre Park Boundary (UTM)

Did You Know?

White-tailed buck (odocoileus virginianus)

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...