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Edinburg Scenic Wetlands

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Address: 714 S Raul Longoria Rd, Edinburg, TX 78542-5142
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Birds, Butterflies, Plants

This city (and Wild Birding Center) park is a wonderful place to spend time with nature, enjoying birds, butterflies, and plants. The waterway behind the Visitor Center was alive... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2017
Austin, Texas

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Austin, Texas
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2017

This city (and Wild Birding Center) park is a wonderful place to spend time with nature, enjoying birds, butterflies, and plants. The waterway behind the Visitor Center was alive with Egrets, Cormorants, a Heron, an Osprey, and several Kingfishers who hovered above and then dove to the water while fishing (and thereby entertaining us). Nice trails to walk and explore.... More 

Thank GFFriend
Houston, Texas
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Very nicely maintained grounds. Lots of butterfly's near the pavillion. GB Herons, Egrets, Cormorants and best of all, Green Kingfishers.

Thank Robert R
Edinburg, Texas
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed February 14, 2017

This place is a great gem in the middle of Edinburg! If you like bird watching and learning about wetlands, you've come to the right place.

Thank pearltalkhome
Edinburg, Texas
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

We loved the scenic views, they were all just beautiful. Kids got to enjoy the little stream and they loved it. They were able to see clearly thru the water. While walking along the clean and clear paths they got to see bugs,leaves,flowers,and birds. They absolutely loved the tree houses they have randomly around.The walking areas have spots where you... More 

Thank Imelda C
McAllen, Texas, United States
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33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2017

The staff in the visitor's center is friendly, knowledgeable and experienced. As soon as you enter, you're greeted by the magical sounds of a soft, flowing natural-looking fountain and foliage. They have 2 lagoons (resacas) and a smaller one for viewing water fowl. There are walking paths with lots of plants. They have programs for schools to participate in and... More 

Thank Lily T
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

I recently moved here and went to their free film outside one night about the monarch butterfly migration through here on their way to Mexico. I returned during the day and walked the beautiful trails and photographed numerous butterflies. Many birds migrate here during the winter. They have a beautiful visitor center also with powerful scopes.

Thank Pamela N
Edinburg, Texas
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 14, 2016

There are several hundreds of bird and butterflies that are found in South Texas and this is one of the best places to watch them with a binoculars. In the winter months, this is an ideal place to look for a fellow Winter Texan (Canadians or fellow Americans from the north part of the United States). From mid-Spring through mid... More 

Thank karlkoong
edinburg, texas
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54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Fun and educational place to visit with the entire family. Wonderful programming throughout the year.

Thank cel421
Edinburg, Texas
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Calm quite place to unwind after long day at work. Early morning or late afternoon is best time to visit due to heat. :)

Thank RonJay07
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66 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

We missed the entrance to the parking lot, but once we found it we were glad that we came. It was also free because it was the last Sat of the month (we didn't know that)! So many birds (waterfowls, waders and songbirds) it was fantastic! The area isnt huge there are different ponds and trails. The visitor center is... More 

Thank stazandgazer

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