• 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 Friday Weekly from 06/06/2014 to 08/29/2014

    Location: Malaquite Beach Deck | Map Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Fee Information: Only entrance fee

This program meets outside the visitor center entrance.  Capture and release small fish and burrowing creatures found at the surf's edge.  This is a great program for families.  Come prepared to get wet.