Learn About the Park

A purple-flowered vine grows across the sand while people in the background enjoy the beach.
Railroad vines on the beach at Padre Island National Seashore.

NPS

Sea Turtles
Discover the 5 sea turtle species found here and find out how you might see one.

News
Keep informed about park news and events.

Photos & Multimedia
Browse photos and videos of Padre Island.

History & Culture
Find out about the people who have visited and used this land over the last thousand years.

Nature
Learn about the island's plant and animal life, ecosystems, and other natural features.

Education
Bring your students to the beach or bring the beach to your classroom.

Kids &Youth
Find activities for kids and youth to do at home and during your visit to Padre Island.

Management
Learn more about our staff, laws and policies, fire management, and your dollars at work.

Bookstore
The bookstore at the
Malaquite Visitor Center carries a variety of books and other merchandise.


 

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 181300
Corpus Christi, TX 78480

Phone:

(361) 949-8068
This is the primary phone number for the Malaquite Visitor Center at Padre Island National Seashore.

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