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Have you searched the website to find what you're looking for? You can probably find the answer to your question more quickly than waiting for a reply. Some of our most common questions involve camping, driving down island, park fees, sea turtle hatchling releases, volunteer opportunities, employment opportunities, and laws & policies.

Colorful Runyon's sunflowers greet visitors along the boardwalk to Malaquite Beach
Runyon's sunflowers at Malaquite Beach

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By Email

Ask a question or leave a comment. We usually reply to emails within two weeks. Please leave a callback phone number in your message, as we may be better able to respond to your question or request over the phone.

By Phone

Park Information

Malaquite Visitor Center: (361) 949-8068

Law Enforcment

Emergency: If you have an emergency please call 9-1-1.
Non-Emergency: For assistance during a non-emergency situation while visiting the national seashore please call the Kleberg County dispatch center at (361) 595-8500 ext. 1.
NPS Investigative Service Branch Tip Line: (888) 653-0009 (Voice or Text)

Sea Turtles

Sea Turtle Hatchling Release Information Hotline: (361) 949-7163
Report a Stranded or Nesting Sea Turtle: (866) TURTLE-5

By Mail

Padre Island National Seashore
P.O. Box 181300
Corpus Christi, TX 78480

Not sure who to contact?

Contact us via e-mail for general park inquiries or learn more about our Staff & Offices to contact a specific department.

The National Park Service is commited to providing high-quality customer service. We welcome your comments and suggestions.

Last updated: February 23, 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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