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.
At the Malaquite Visitor Center, the Western National Parks Association operates a small bookstore carrying postcards, magnets, posters, bookmarks, and a wide variety of books on local history, birds, sea turtles, other local wildlife, and much more. The bookstore is co-located with the park museum and information desk.
Please note that School teachers are eligible for a 20% discount at the Malaquite Beach bookstore.
For more information contact the Malaquite Visitor Center at (361) 949-8068 or e-mail us.
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Metal detecting is prohibited at Padre Island National Seashore as well as at all other units of the National Park Service. More...