Things To Do

A clear, sunny day near the park's southern boundary.
A clear, sunny day at the park's southernmost boundary, near Mansfield Channel. Four-wheel drive is needed to reach this remote section of the park.

NPS photo

Padre Island National Seashore has a wide variety of opportunities for everyone to enjoy its natural beauty and wonder. To learn more, use the menu above or click the links below.


Canoeing and Kayaking

Watch a Sea Turtle Hatchling Release

Attend a Ranger Program

For Kids

On the Beach

On the Laguna Madre



Travel Down Island

Hunting the Laguna Madre


Last updated: March 6, 2018

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 181300
Corpus Christi, TX 78480


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

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