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.
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?
Kemp's ridley sea turtles are both the smallest and the most endangered sea turtles in the world. Padre Island National Seashore is one of only a few places in the world where Kemp's ridley sea turtles come to nest. More...