• 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.

  • Coastal Flood Advisory until 10:00 pm CDT 9-26-14

    The National Weather Service issued a Coastal Flood Advisory due to strong offshore winds pushing the tides above normal levels. Beach driving is highly discouraged. Flooding up to the dunes is likely. Additional updates will be posted if necessary.

Event Details

  • 03/02/2014

    Go Fly a Kite!  Event
    Location: Malaquite Beach Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: Park entrance only Contact Name: Suzy Murray Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: (361)949-8068

Padre Island National Seashore will host a kite-flying day on Sunday, March 2nd from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Kids can make their own kite for free (while supplies last)!  Kite-flying clubs will give tips and demonstrate techniques.  This event will be held on Malaquite Beach in front of the Visitor Center and Pavilion.  This free program is offered through partnerships with Surfside Flyers, Coastal Bend Sky Pirates, Quinco Kites, and Fly It! Port A.