• 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.

  • South Beach closure

    Tropical Storm Dolly, going ashore on the gulf coast of Mexico, is causing coastal flooding on Padre Island National Seashore. The gate onto South Beach will close at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, September 2. The beach will reopen when driving conditions improve.

Things To Do

A day at the seashore...

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The National Seashore has a wide variety of opportunities for everyone to enjoy its natural beauty and wonder. Follow the links listed below Things to Do (on the menu to the left) for more detailed information on our available activities.

Did You Know?

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Beaches in Texas are considered public highways and therefore all vehicles on them must be street-legal and licensed. More...