• 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.

Convenience Store

The camp store offers many items including sea turtle souvenirs and mementos.

The camp store offers many items, including souvenirs and gifts.

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The park has a small concession store across the deck from the Malaquite Visitor Center. Basic. Picnic supplies, sandwiches, drinks (including beer), souvenirs, beach attire, swimsuits, simple fishing tackle, and other amenities are available at the concession store. Store hours are usually from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., but are extended to 5:00 p.m. during the summer and on special occasions.

Did You Know?

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The Laguna Madre is one of only six lagoons in the world that is hypersaline (saltier than the ocean). More...