• Aerial View of Padre Island National Seashore

    Padre Island

    National Seashore Texas

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  • BIB Campground Rehabilitation begins March 17, 2014

    A project to repair the facilities and rebuild the eroded shoreline in the Bird Island Basin Campground will begin March 17, 2014. Minor disruptions in the immediate area may occur. Please note that none of the work should affect the use of the boat ramp.

  • North Beach is open, South Beach will open at 8 am 4/5/2014

    The oil-covered materials on the beach have been removed, and clean-up is nearly complete. The North Beach portion of the park is open to driving as of 11:50 am on 4/4/2014. The South Beach portion will open to driving at 8 am on 4/5/2014.

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.

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Did You Know?

Beach wheelchairs are available for loan, but must be returned by the Visitor Center's closing time.

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...