• 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.

Event Details

  • Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 04/05/2014 to 04/12/2014

    Location: Malaquite Beach Deck | Map Time: 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM Fee Information: park entrance fee only

Learn how to select the right binoculars and what the terms and numbers really mean. Volunteer birding guides will help you improve your bird identification skills and learn birding techniques. They will also look at several of the birding field guides that are available, and provide tips on finding good birding locations.