Places To Go

Three distinct areas make up the national seashore: the Laguna Madre, Grasslands, and Gulf of Mexico. Each area has several places for you to explore and discover.

A motorboat speeds across the water.
Laguna Madre

Access the Laguna Madre at Bird Island Basin.

The sunset reflects off of a flooded grassland.

Explore places in the coastal prairie.

Shell fragments lay on the beach at the waters edge.
Gulf of Mexico

Discover the sandy beaches at the edge of the sea.

A large building surrounded by a wooden deck.
Malaquite Visitor Center

Begin your visit to the park at the visitor center where you can find information, gifts, restrooms, and beach access.

Last updated: January 7, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 181300
Corpus Christi, TX 78480


(361) 949-8068
Malaquite Visitor Center information line.

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