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.
The park has no post office and will not mail or receive letters for visitors. Please do not send mail or packages to the visitor center for pickup on your arrival. A commercial mail service (Mail and More) is available on the left-hand side of Park Road 22 at the second stoplight. The nearest US Post Office is in Flour Bluff, off of Highway 358 at the Waldron Road exit.
Did You Know?
Although Padre Nicolas Balli established the first permanent settlement on the island, the island was previously owned by his father and his grandfather, who obtained the original grant from the Spanish crown. More...