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.
Coastal Flood Advisory until 10:00 pm CDT 9-26-14
The National Weather Service issued a Coastal Flood Advisory due to strong offshore winds pushing the tides above normal levels. Beach driving is highly discouraged. Flooding up to the dunes is likely. Additional updates will be posted if necessary.
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?
Metal detecting is prohibited at Padre Island National Seashore as well as at all other units of the National Park Service. More...