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Hans A. Suter Wildlife Area

Corpus Christi, TX
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Birdwatching
Traveler Description: The Hans and Pat Suter Wildlife Refuge is located in Corpus Christi, Texas, in the southeast part of the city, near the Pharaoh Valley subdivision... more »
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Sinton, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

We went when we knew another group was there! It was fun to hear someone who knew more about bird watching than us! We saw a good amount of birds to make it fun for the kids!!!

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Mentor, Ohio
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67 reviews 67 reviews
46 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

The trail in the park is short, including the boardwalk. There are signs up throughout the park advertising you are being video recorded, but I didn't see any cameras. Looks like a small park that was saved for the bird migrations if you are a bird watcher. No bathrooms and only one informative display. No entrance fee. Here are some... More

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The Woodlands, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

Hans and Pat Suter Wildlife Refuge! All of the reviews here give this place huge thumbs up, but you have to consider several things. Firstly, it is a HIGH CRIME area- on the morning of Sunday July 22 there was shattered glass covering two different parking spaces. It has a boardwalk that leads from a short path going from the... More

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

The Hans Suter WIldlife Area is great! It is really a lovely park, and we have been frequenting it for over 15 years. It was a favorite for our own kids, and now our granddaughter is simply wild about it. She calls it the 'Lizard Park', and asks to go frequently. She loves everything about the location; from the playground... More

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

They've recently made some upgrades. Be careful at this park.. I've had my van broken into. I've heard theirs been assaults. Part of the trail is in the wooded area. I take my german shepard when I go. Park advertises they have 24 hour survalliance. It's a lovely area. I'm not a bird watching person. I go for the walk.... More

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

Enjoyable walking trail & great migratory bird-watching area

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Houston, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

It was quaint, but needed more signage and detailed information.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

I am very glad we stopped here. There were quite a few flowers and plants to take pictures of. The boardwalk takes you out to the water where you can see all the birds from a good distance. There were some huge birds way off in the distance that I wish would have had some binoculars on hand. Besides the... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

This is a great area for bird watching. It has a nice playground for the kids.

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

I'm not a bird watcher, but even I liked it. It has a boardwalk that leads from the parking area out to the edge of Oso Bay maybe a quarter mile or so. Amazing number of waterfowl in the mud flats at the end of the boardwalk. During bad weather, some shelter in the canal that parallels the boardwalk. The... More

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