Operating Hours & Seasons
The park is open 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Hours for specific areas and facilities are listed below.
Beach hours: Open 24 hours per day, 365 days per year
Park Entrance Station: Hours vary. If it is closed and you are camping, you can enter the park and return to the entrance station the next morning for a park entrance pass. If you are not camping, you can pay the park entrance fee as you leave if the entrance station is open.
Malaquite Visitor Center: Open 9:00a.m. – 5:00 p.m., 364 days per year. Closed December 25.
Malaquite Pavilion showers and restrooms: Open 24 hours per day except when being cleaned from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Island Seashore Gift Shop: Hours vary seasonally. Call (361)949-9368 for current hours.
Worldwinds Windsurfing: Hours vary seasonally. Call (361)949-7472 for current hours.
Camping areas: Open 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. From 10:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m. are quiet hours. All camping is first-come, first-served (no reservations).