• 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 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.

  • South Beach closure

    Tropical Storm Dolly, going ashore on the gulf coast of Mexico, is causing coastal flooding on Padre Island National Seashore. The gate onto South Beach will close at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, September 2. The beach will reopen when driving conditions improve.

Event Details

  • Everyday from 04/03/2014 to 04/12/2014

    Location: Malaquite Beach Deck | Map Time: 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM Fee Information: park entrance fee only

Over 380 species of birds have been found at Padre Island National Seashore. This is nearly half of all bird species that have been documented in North America! Join our expert birding guides on this 2-3 hour driving tour to find and observe the amazing variety of birds found in the park.