Fee: $8.00/night or $4.00/night with an Interagency Senior or Access Pass. This fee is in addition to the park entrance fee.
Description: Tucked in the dunes with a view of the Gulf of Mexico and just half of a mile north of the visitor center, Malaquite Campground features 50 semi-primitive designated sites. Tent campers are welcome to set up camp on the beach or at the campsite. Each site has a maximum capacity of two tents, two vehicles, and eight people. Camping is accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations are accepted.
Amenities: This campground provides flush toilets, cold-water rinse showers, picnic tables and grills, and shade structures. There are no hook-ups available, but there is a gray/black water dump station and potable water filling station off of the entry road to the campground.
Did You Know?
Padre Island National Seashore has a wheelchair designed for use on loose sand available for loan at no charge. Users must leave a driver's license or their personal wheelchair at the information desk while the beach wheelchair is on loan. More...