Contact Info

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Coastal Studies Laboratory
100 Marine Lab Drive
South Padre Island, Texas 78597
Phone: (956) 761-2644
Fax: (956) 761-2913
Email: coastal@utrgv.edu

  • Business hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • Aquarium and museum open to the public Monday through Friday 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Coastal Studies Laboratory is located on South Padre Island in Isla Blanca Park.

Coastal Studies Lab Map

Follow the one-way loop around the park.  CSL is on the beach side before the second pavilion.