Padre Island National Seashore, Texas, United States

Color Zone: Dark Green
Is Camping Allowed? Yes
Entrance Fee? $25
Description: Padre Island National Seashore is located southeast of Corpus Christi. Looking out over the Gulf of Mexico, the skies are quite dark. Skies are even darker  farther south along the beach. But driving beyond the Malaquite Visitor Center requires 4WD and there are no facilities. At the visitor center is a night sky observatory with fences meant to block the wind and stray lights.

View on Light Pollution MapDirections on Google MapsNWS ForecastClear Outside ForecastHeavens Above Satellite PredictionsTime and Date