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Laguna Madre Nature Trail

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Great quiet stop.

We were the only ones on the boardwalk the whole time we were there. We stayed out on the bird... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2018
New Braunfels, Texas
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It was cool!

Make sure you get to it by the convention Center! Its free there! Not at the birding center where... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2018
Bill C
San Antonio, Texas
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This 1,500-foot boardwalk crosses four acres of marshland, where bird watchers can spot many coastal and migratory birds and numerous others tempted by the berries on the fiddlewood bushes along the trail
South Padre Island, TX
+1 956-761-3000
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around South Padre Island
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a good place to visit, but of course that it will not have animals visibles all the times. Good place to relax.

Thank Marcia A
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

We were the only ones on the boardwalk the whole time we were there. We stayed out on the bird blind on the gulf for quite awhile as we spotted a stingray in the water that kept coming close for us to watch. Got to...More

1  Thank likenmo
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Make sure you get to it by the convention Center! Its free there! Not at the birding center where they have their own path that cost $6 (and its virtually the same thing)

4  Thank Bill C
Reviewed May 20, 2018

Laguna Madre offers a wonderful opportunity to see coastal wildlife. It is right next to the South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, so there is a large contiguous area hosting birds, even if you can only access part of it from Laguna Madre. The...More

2  Thank GrantKJohson
Reviewed April 10, 2018

This is a must stop for us while on the island. This time we spent some quiet birding along the convention center wall. The number of birds here was fantastic and the solitude is a plus. Enjoy the peace here. And as always, there are...More

1  Thank CaptainSPI
Reviewed March 31, 2018

Come on in and pay and admission free and enjoy the beautiful birds of South Padre. First we went to the 3rd floor of the Main building to see a scenic view of the trail. I would suggest to do this first so you have...More

Thank flipmexi17
Reviewed March 30, 2018

Also a good place to walk On the boardwalk. Bicycle there for extra fun. Best birding, saw many warblers, shorebirds.

Thank Birdbet
Reviewed February 4, 2018

We took a hike through the portions of the park that were open during the shut down. What we saw was interesting and the place is very nice for hikers.

Thank KLC2210
Reviewed January 16, 2018

It has been four years since we last visited the Laguna Madre Nature Trail located at the Convention Center. It is obvious that not much has been done to keep the trail in good repair. We noticed that signs explaining the habitat are so old,...More

1  Thank KSMeadowlark
Reviewed December 15, 2017

Just a great experience especially at Low Tide when the Flats are exposed. You'l see dozens of different species of Water birds foraging and loafing.

Thank Chuck B
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May 28, 2017|
Response from Wallace J B | Reviewed this property |
No Charge.Same address as the SPI Conventions Centre. Open 24 hours.