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Quinta Mazatlan

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600 Sunset Dr, McAllen, TX 78503-3146
+1 956-681-3370
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Concert in the park

I went on May 2017, to a flamenco-piano concert. It's odd to think about flamenco without guitars... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
La C
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Great for kids and birders

A little oasis in the city that is home to a variety of native birds and migratory birds. They have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cjhumphrey61
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McAllen, Texas
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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 Texas.Our VisionQuinta Mazatlan, cherished locally and recognized internationally, is a sanctuary connecting people to the history, beauty and wonder of our natural world.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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600 Sunset Dr, McAllen, TX 78503-3146
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"green jays"
in 5 reviews
"birds and butterflies"
in 6 reviews
"grounds are beautiful"
in 4 reviews
"rio grande valley"
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"great birding"
in 5 reviews
"feeding station"
in 3 reviews
"water features"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful place to visit"
in 3 reviews
"groomed trails"
in 2 reviews
"facility offers"
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"spanish colonial architecture"
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"photo shoot"
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"old mansion"
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"bird feeding"
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"mexican folk art"
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"historical house"
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"guided tour"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went on May 2017, to a flamenco-piano concert. It's odd to think about flamenco without guitars but we decided to give it a shoot. The place is beautiful, nature all over, and the show was free. We had a really good time. The only...More

Thank La C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A little oasis in the city that is home to a variety of native birds and migratory birds. They have a lot of nature activities for kids. Great place for the whole family.

Thank cjhumphrey61
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

Quinta Mazatlan is a unique place. There are numerous walking trails through native habitat. Chachalacas abound...plus you will have the opportunity to see many other birds that are not seen in other parts of the country. The old mansion is very interesting and there are...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2018

The house and grounds are beautiful. Walk through the many rooms and enjoy the decor. The grounds are beautiful and well kept.

Thank blbuszek
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Awesome outdoor experience for all ages! In the heart of South Texas with plenty of local native artwork definitely a must see if your in the area!

Thank Daniel T
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

What a wonderful and relaxing morning! Anyone visiting McAllen should consider touring Quinta Mazatlan. The staff was very helpful and provided a map of the birding area. Walking the trails was very relaxing, with birds, flowers and cacti throughout. The historical mansion was beautiful to...More

1  Thank bobhrobl
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

If you are looking for something to do and see in McAllen you really should consider visiting Quinta Mazatlan! The house is a neat slice of Texas history and the surrounding grounds give you a great example of the native flora and fauna. If visiting...More

Thank 257jimd
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

This was a great tour. Very enjoyable. Great learning experience. The staff is very knowledgeable and approachable. Questions are encouraged along with discussion. Quiet, friendly atmosphere. Most pleasant.

Thank Richard S
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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Besides being a World Birding Site, Quinta Mazatlan is a city-owned facility with an interesting history (tours available), extensive grounds, and many bronze wildlife sculptures. Well worth a visit. Inexpensive entrance and tour fee; free coffee!

Thank Bankerboy1947
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Reviewed March 27, 2018

Very nice place, and interesting. You can learn alot here. Or take a quite walk around and sit and just watch the birds. We have been 3/4 times over the 4 years. Great for families

Thank Lynn W
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mchrist55
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Response from autrevie | Reviewed this property |
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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