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Padre Island National Seashore, TX

National Park Service

Padre Island National Seashore

Padre Island National Seashore separates the Gulf of Mexico from the Laguna Madre, one of a few hypersaline lagoons in the world. The park protects 70 miles of coastline, dunes, prairies, and wind tidal...[more]

Address

Malaquite Visitor Center
PO Box 181300
Corpus Christi, TX 784801300
Email:pais_visitor_center@nps.gov

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Directions

Directions

Plane
The nearest major airport is Corpus Christi International Airport, which is approximately 43 miles away.

Car
The National Seashore is located southeast of the city of Corpus Christi, Texas. Visitors to the area should head east through the city on Highway 358. After crossing the JFK Causeway onto Padre Island, Highway 358 changes to Park Road 22. Continue about 10 miles south on Park Road 22. The physical address for Malaquite Visitor Center is 20420 Park Road 22, Corpus Christi, TX 78418.

 

Activities
  • AUTO TOURING AUTO TOURING
  • BIKING BIKING
  • BOATING BOATING
  • CAMPING CAMPING
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • HORSE CAMPING HORSE CAMPING
  • HORSEBACK RIDING HORSEBACK RIDING
  • HUNTING HUNTING
  • PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHY
  • SWIMMING SWIMMING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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