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    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 or (361) 949-4793. 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.

Schedule Of Events

 

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  • Beach Walk

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    Join a ranger for this leisurely, 45 minute stroll that explores the island's ecology. More

  • Deck Talk

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    Join a ranger in the shade of Malaquite Pavilion to hear about some of the amazing things found at Padre Island National Seashore. More

  • Beach Walk

    Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    Join a ranger for this leisurely, 45 minute stroll that explores the island's ecology. More

  • Deck Talk

    Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    Join a ranger in the shade of Malaquite Pavilion to hear about some of the amazing things found at Padre Island National Seashore. More

  • Beach Walk

    Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Join a ranger for this leisurely, 45 minute stroll that explores the island's ecology. More

  • Deck Talk

    Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Join a ranger in the shade of Malaquite Pavilion to hear about some of the amazing things found at Padre Island National Seashore. More

  • Hidden Treasures

    Friday, August 22, 2014

    Meet small animals that live at the surf's edge More

  • Deck Talk

    Friday, August 22, 2014

    Join a ranger in the shade of Malaquite Pavilion to hear about some of the amazing things found at Padre Island National Seashore. More

  • Beach Walk

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Join a ranger for this leisurely, 45 minute stroll that explores the island's ecology. More

  • Deck Talk

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Join a ranger in the shade of Malaquite Pavilion to hear about some of the amazing things found at Padre Island National Seashore. More

  • Founder's Day Celebration

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Join us as we celebrate the founding of the National Park Service! Events include Hidden Treasures, Arts in the Park, and a Deck Talk. Space is limited, please call (361)949-8069 for details. More

  • Beach Walk

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Join a ranger for this leisurely, 45 minute stroll that explores the island's ecology. More

  • Deck Talk

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Join a ranger in the shade of Malaquite Pavilion to hear about some of the amazing things found at Padre Island National Seashore. More

  • Beach Walk

    Monday, August 25, 2014

    Join a ranger for this leisurely, 45 minute stroll that explores the island's ecology. More

  • Deck Talk

    Monday, August 25, 2014

    Join a ranger in the shade of Malaquite Pavilion to hear about some of the amazing things found at Padre Island National Seashore. More

  • Beach Walk

    Tuesday, August 26, 2014

    Join a ranger for this leisurely, 45 minute stroll that explores the island's ecology. More

  • Deck Talk

    Tuesday, August 26, 2014

    Join a ranger in the shade of Malaquite Pavilion to hear about some of the amazing things found at Padre Island National Seashore. More

  • Beach Walk

    Wednesday, August 27, 2014

    Join a ranger for this leisurely, 45 minute stroll that explores the island's ecology. More

  • Deck Talk

    Wednesday, August 27, 2014

    Join a ranger in the shade of Malaquite Pavilion to hear about some of the amazing things found at Padre Island National Seashore. More

  • Beach Walk

    Thursday, August 28, 2014

    Join a ranger for this leisurely, 45 minute stroll that explores the island's ecology. More

  • Deck Talk

    Thursday, August 28, 2014

    Join a ranger in the shade of Malaquite Pavilion to hear about some of the amazing things found at Padre Island National Seashore. More

  • Hidden Treasures

    Friday, August 29, 2014

    Meet small animals that live at the surf's edge More

  • Deck Talk

    Friday, August 29, 2014

    Join a ranger in the shade of Malaquite Pavilion to hear about some of the amazing things found at Padre Island National Seashore. More

  • Beach Walk

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Join a ranger for this leisurely, 45 minute stroll that explores the island's ecology. More

  • Deck Talk

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Join a ranger in the shade of Malaquite Pavilion to hear about some of the amazing things found at Padre Island National Seashore. More

  • Beach Walk

    Sunday, August 31, 2014

    Join a ranger for this leisurely, 45 minute stroll that explores the island's ecology. More

  • Deck Talk

    Sunday, August 31, 2014

    Join a ranger in the shade of Malaquite Pavilion to hear about some of the amazing things found at Padre Island National Seashore. More

  • Deck Talk

    Monday, September 1, 2014

    Learn about the island's natural and cultural history or about fascinating items that have been found on Padre Island during this 30-45 minute program. More

Did You Know?

White-tailed buck (odocoileus virginianus)

The white-tailed deer on the island are not considered the island's largest native mammal because they are believed to come across the Laguna Madre from the mainland. Coyotes are considered the island's largest native mammal. More...