• 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 is out. To reach the park call (361) 949-8069 or (361) 949-4793. The issue has been reported, however the phone company is having difficulty locating the problem. We apologize for the inconvenience.

  • Padre Island National Seashore will Conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint on Saturday, July 19, 2014.

    To protect the public from impaired drivers and help ensure a safe park experience for all visitors, Padre Island National Seashore law enforcement will conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint on Saturday, July 19, 2014 on Park Road 22 near the park’s entrance.

Bookstore

Malaquite Visitor Center bookstore

The Malaquite Visitor Center bookstore is operated by Western National Parks Association.

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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.

Please follow this link to the WNPA website.

Did You Know?

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Eighteen species of birds found at Padre Island National Seashore are state or federally listed as endangered, threatened, or a species of concern. More...