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Matagorda County Birding Nature Center

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Address: Bay City, TX 77414
Phone Number: 979-245-3336
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Activities: Birdwatching

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Matagorda has many birds. The center has very nice trails and wonderful knowledgeable guides. It was a wonderful afternoon.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Geneva, Ohio, United States
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Geneva, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Matagorda has many birds. The center has very nice trails and wonderful knowledgeable guides. It was a wonderful afternoon.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

They offer bird walks and have a very large 1200 acre sanctuary for he herons, sandpipers and spoonbills.

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Wylie, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My family and I truly enjoyed visiting the birding center. The staff there was very polite and very knowledgeable about the area the animals there.

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Dallas, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I visited the nature center early in the morning and, although I'm not a birder, I really enjoyed my walk. The center is very well maintained and includes a number of different environments, wetlands, thicket, streams and ponds, flower gardens, and has many benches for sitting and bird-watching. I surprised a deer as I walked down one of the many... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

It's a pretty park! I had a Nutria come up to me and it was surprisingly cute. There are a lot of turtles and sea birds, beautiful gardens, and flowers. It's only 5$ per car load or 3$ a person. I ran into some staff and they were friendly and told me a lot about the animals and area. I... More 

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Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This is a local birding center and although very pleasant, didn't live up to our expectations. Much of that could be that we had visited the San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge the day before and it was magnificent. This was just okay and a nice way to spend a couple of hours if you are in the vicinity. One of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

There is plenty of shade! We went when it was about 95 degrees out, and it was still pretty cool. There are plenty of birds to see (we surprised a few), and the scenery is gorgeous. It was definitely a pleasant surprise!

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Bay City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

You can rent a golf cart or just walk the trails. You are sure to see some interesting birds, and possibly deer. There is a lot to discover in this park. The office at the front has lots of information to help identify the flora and fauna in the park.

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Cuero TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

We enjoyed the day with our grandsons. We all enjoyed it very much. Very scenic with the river there. Quiet and serene and the walk was so exhilarating. Good place to take your kids.

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Silverton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Went for our first time today, I really enjoyed walking around and checking out the gardens although they were a lot smaller than I had pictured, and seeing the wetlands. The river is nice too, they have a nice place where you can get close to the water and an observation deck where you can look over the river. I... More 

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Address: Bay City, TX 77414
Phone Number: 979-245-3336
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Bay City

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