Sobriety checkpoint Saturday, August 23, 2014
Law Enforcement officers at Padre Island National Seashore will conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint Saturday, August 23, 2014 on Park Road 22 near the park’s entrance. The purpose of the checkpoint is to detect and apprehend alcohol and drug impaired drivers.
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.
Where To Eat
There are no restaurants within the park, but the Concessions Store carries basic picnic, camping, and fishing supplies.
Restaurants are available on the island, approximately ten miles north of the park. A wide variety of restaurants is available in Corpus Christi (23 miles away) and in Port Aransas (32 miles away). For more information, contact the Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau at 800.766.2322 or the Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce at 361.749.5919.
For more information about Where To Eat, follow this link
Did You Know?
The wreck of three Spanish ships near the southern end of Padre Island in 1554 was the greatest disaster to hit the Spanish fleet in the New World up to that time. More...