Padre Island National Seashore

Padre Island National Seashore

Overview / Map of Padre Island

Planning Your Visit

Operating Hours & Seasons Operating Hours & Seasons The park is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The visitor center is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., during the winter. Summer hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The visitor center is closed on December ...

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Visitor Services

Visitor Centers The Visitors Center has an information desk, small museum, bookstore, concession stand, observation decks, restrooms and showers (open 24 hours), a small auditorium for 20 people, and picnic tables. Information on beach conditions, weather, sea turtle releases, the latest wildlife/bird sightings, and the local area can be found ...

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In A Nutshell

Getting Around In the event that multiple sea turtles nest during the summer nesting season, visitors traveling to and on the gulf beach may experience slight traffic delays. Visitors should notify a Park Ranger or Turtle Patroller immediately if they find a nesting sea turtle, call 361-949-8068 or 361-949-8173, extension ...

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At A Glance

Contact Information For questions about park administration, policies, concessions, operations, maintenance, protection issues, etc: Superintendent PO Box 181300 Corpus Christi, TX 78480-1300 (361) 949-8173 Fax (361) 949-8023 For questions relating to planning a visit, interpretive programs, fees, sea turtle releases, birdwatching information, fishing/surf conditions, general information for visitors, facilities available, camping, beach closures, bookstore sales, etc: Malaquite ...

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