• 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.

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.