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San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge

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Nice Ride

This a one of the smaller reserve in the area and not as much wildlife to see. It is still well... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2018
Nell L
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Beautiful natural habitat, not so hospitable to humans - careful!

On trip back from Houston to Austin we stopped at San Bernard Wildlife Refuge. The marsh lands are... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Brian H
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Jun 25, 2018
“Nice Ride”
May 28, 2018
“Beautiful natural habitat, not so hospitable to humans - careful!”
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6801 County Road 306, Brazoria, TX 77422-7896
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

This a one of the smaller reserve in the area and not as much wildlife to see. It is still well maintained and pleasant drive. Fall and Spring are the best seasons to visit.

Thank Nell L
Reviewed May 28, 2018

On trip back from Houston to Austin we stopped at San Bernard Wildlife Refuge. The marsh lands are filled with birds and it was wonderful to drive the loop, stopping frequently to watch and photograph. Arrived about 10 AM and saw no other people. Walked...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed April 2, 2018

We stumbled upon this place driving to our destination. We had a good time at Moccasin Pond watching the gators. It was nice to drive through and see the birds and scenery. Not much to do here other than drive through. Not a day trip...More

Thank Stacey S
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Drove here to check out something besides the ocean and beach. Was very disappointed as I didn’t really see much and did not bring bug spray so almost got carried away by the mosquitos! BRING BUG SPRAY or you won’t want to get out of...More

Thank LeahBia1125
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Four of us met a ranger and he guided us to the trail that led to the San Bernard Live Oak Champion. It's amazing. There are many more trails and things to see, which we will visit another time

Thank lindamatcek
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

This is a must for bird lovers! Bring binoculars, hiking equipment, camera, sunscreen and bug spray. You will not be disappointed. Plan ahead. This is a wild natural area.

Thank Tamara E
Reviewed February 28, 2016

My wife and visited San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday February 20th and enjoyed it. We had visited Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge the day before and thought that it would be much the same but it turned out to be unique and offer differences....More

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Reviewed February 26, 2016

It was hot and humid. We hiked around and saw alligators. There were pople fishing. We were just there to sightsee.

Thank JohnWard2013
Reviewed October 27, 2015

You never know what will show up for you to watch. Alligators, snakes, deer, wild hogs and all kinds of birds. I ride through there several times a year and always enjoy looking for different animals. As mentioned, bring some mosquito spray.

Thank Ed B
Reviewed October 26, 2015

We enjoyed driving through this area. We just got on the walking trail when we were bombarded by mosquitoes. We went back to the car and sprayed all over with insect repellant and it did its job. I think we enjoyed Brazoria NWR better.

Thank Jean A
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