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Quinta Mazatlan

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Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Good bird watching area.

Good bird watching area. Was a great place to watch green jays ,kiskadee And many other types of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
diadeb2016
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Yakima, Washington
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This beautiful estate, surrounded by development offers a fine example of what a natural area and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
fergrimes-7
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South Kingstown, Rhode island
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Quinta Mazatlan is a historical Adobe mansion and nature and birding center located in McAllen, Texas. Our MissionThe urban sanctuary works to enrich people's lives by sharing knowledge about birds, plants, and environmental stewardship in South...more
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600 Sunset Dr, McAllen, TX 78503-3146
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All reviews green jays birds and butterflies grounds are beautiful discovery center great birding beautiful place to visit bird feeding mexican folk art bird watching area facility offers spanish colonial architecture bring binoculars old mansion this place is amazing hour visit a small gift shop fresh air
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good bird watching area. Was a great place to watch green jays ,kiskadee And many other types of birds!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful estate, surrounded by development offers a fine example of what a natural area and beautiful home in old McAlllen once was. The grounds are beautifully maintained with trails through a woodland with exquisite sculptures of animals that once roamed them.There are informative signs...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank fergrimes-7
Reviewed February 9, 2019

This historic home and nature preserve is right in Mcallen Tx. The grounds are beautiful, tropical, and have nature walks with representative brass statues of animal life that was, and /or is, native to the area. There are bird feeding stations which are popular with...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Craig C
Reviewed January 24, 2019

We enjoyed our visit to Quinta Mazatlan. The house is historic and interesting, but the real gem is the grounds. Well marked trails with sculptures and signage hidden throughout allow the walker to discover and learn about the ecosystem in the area.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dennis S
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Words cannot describe the beauty of this Mansion. The garden, house and wild life is just to beautiful. The best part was the Hut picnic area. The landscape was just so wonderfully well kept. I would love to come visit in the Spring when the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

This is a very nice historic place with lots to see. There are birds, butterflies and tons of plants and flowers. There are many sculptures of native animals. It is a large place with lots to see. Very well presented.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Carrie H
Reviewed December 11, 2018

WE wandered the birding area on a slightly rainy/misty day and had the place to our selves and the birds. Nicely done. Areas to sit and view birds, some picnic area and lovely sculptures along the way.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jeanne W
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Well done with emphasis on conservation and education Grounds have numerous sculptures of local wildlife with information carved into a stone nearby. Great for birdwatching or just relaxing. The preserved house and furnishings are also nice.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ChefPatric
Reviewed November 20, 2018

This place is amazing - good for all ages. Fabulous nature trails among manicured nature. Lots of unusual birds - they also have feeder stations to help in sighting birds. The have a full speaker program and guided tours too. The architecture of the visitor...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

We visited in November and the weather was cool and wet but we still enjoyed the experience. We were part of a group and were given a brief tour and history lesson about this unique home. One room is filled with amazing, colorful Mexican Folk...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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mchrist55
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It's all very clear on the website, but TripAdvisor does not allow me to post the link as part of my answer: Adults: $3.00 Seniors and Children 12 to 3: $2.00 Free admission to members and children ages 2 years & under
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