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McAllen Nature Center

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Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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better than mall walking

we stopped here late afternoon on a weekday and found ourselves among about 20-30 others enjoying... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mesa, Arizona
Nice walk

Went there to have a walk everything there is so peaceful . The trees and the walking space is in a... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2019
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4101 W US Highway 83, Open 8 am to Sunset and 8 am to noon and 5 pm to Sunset, McAllen, TX 78501-8613
+1 956-681-3333
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stopped here late afternoon on a weekday and found ourselves among about 20-30 others enjoying nature and a little exercise. the trails here while not long, were well maintained and perfectly flat. this can't be classified as hiking but it was some great walking....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank rexhans
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a lovely short walk through shady paths and surrounded by the different birdsongs and some small animas (we saw rabbits), but there are no signs, no benches. It needs some love, a few didactical boards informing about the animals, a route map, some general...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank marta437
Reviewed February 4, 2019

Went there to have a walk everything there is so peaceful . The trees and the walking space is in a comfortable way

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jamescowboy88
Reviewed January 24, 2019

This park has the potential to be a real gem, but it needs some attention from people with a desire to be docents. What it has is well groomed trails through thorn forest, woodland, and open scrublands. I imagine that being there at sunrise or...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dennis S
Reviewed January 6, 2019

This is not a very big nature center. However, the trails are nice and shady and well-maintained. Spent about an hour just exploring a bit. There's a small resaca towards the back next to a park. Overall a nice place to relax for an hour...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rick G
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I like to come here to take relaxing walks through the trails and see the local flora . It has comfortable parking and a relaxing feel. Good for people of all ages .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jocelynf9288
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We had a nice nature walk through the nature center. There were many birds we were able to see while walking.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank kevinfN10SC
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

A great way to take a walk and see some of the natural vegetation in McAllen! I was happy that the trails were opened on a Sunday morning!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank randall1025
Reviewed February 19, 2018

This is a nice place to stop by if you are in the area. We can see that they are working on the park. Pathways are wide. Hopefully while they are working on updating the area, signage and plant labels are in the works? We...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

Great place to bird, walk and just enjoy nature. Nice easy trails to walk on. On a nice day, great to bring a picnic and a book and enjoy the park. Spend an hour or all day!

Date of experience: February 2017
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Monica S
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Response from Tiffany K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no pets are permitted at the McAllen Nature Center.