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Heron Flats Trail

Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, Austwell, TX
361-286-3559
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Ranked #2 of 2 Attractions in Austwell
Type: Hiking Trails, Sports
Activities: Hiking, Viewing wildlife
Owner description: This 1.4-mile trail in the Aransas Refuge offers glimpses of several bird species, as well as deer...
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Type: Hiking Trails, Sports
Activities: Hiking, Viewing wildlife
Owner description: This 1.4-mile trail in the Aransas Refuge offers glimpses of several bird species, as well as deer and alligators.
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Missouri City, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Trail was closed halfway through with no warning prior. Best wildlife was observed at the deck at the beginning of the trail. Trail would be nice if maintained better and not in drought.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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100 reviews 100 reviews
39 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Nice place to take ur family and friends and also to see birds and all kinds of small creatures and the beauty of nature.

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Houston, Texas
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70 reviews 70 reviews
19 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

Since the weather wasn't great on our visit this was the only trail we walked. The whole trail is a mile or so but we saw Whooping cranes from the observation deck about 50 yards from the parking lot, so you don't waste much by stopping to at least check that out.

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