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Address: Corpus Christi, TX
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Birders can watch gulls, black-necked stilts, American coots and numerous...

Birders can watch gulls, black-necked stilts, American coots and numerous other birds from the boardwalks at this popular viewing site, considered one of the best waterbird viewing areas in the world.

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Cool little park

We parked and walked the trail towards the playground area. The trail is wide and made with asphalt materials. The views were nice and we saw different birds. The play area was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 6, 2015
Mark R
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Port Lavaca, Texas
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

We live close so it's an easy place to go for an afternoon walk and bird watching. Somewhat run down but I have seen some identification signs replaced and some brush pruning done so it seems the city is aware work needs to be done. Paths are wheelchair accessible. Measures are being taken to install cameras for safety.

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Thank Pam L
Beach City, TX
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

We have been regular annual visitors to this Park for several years, always during the winter months as an add-on to our visits in the Rockport and Port Aransas area. We were extremely disappointed in how much the vegetation has been allowed to grow up and obscure views of the birds. No comparison to years past, sadly.

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Port Lavaca, Texas
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76 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

We parked and walked the trail towards the playground area. The trail is wide and made with asphalt materials. The views were nice and we saw different birds. The play area was nice for the kids and the boys were able to climb a little bit in nearby trees. If you go for geocaching, I wouldn't. 2 of the 3... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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200 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

If you are near Ocean Drive/Ennis Joslin (near Texas A & M CC), and have 15 minutes for a walk, take advantage. The birds like this because of the water coming in from the Oso Wastewater Treatment Plant across the street.

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Thank beachboywantabe
Corpus chisti
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

I have taken my kids here a few times. It is great. If you walk the whole trail, you can see the shore, but it's not really a swimming place. We start by the playground a block over and walk to the pier (1/2 mile). We see pelicans, gulls, Rosetta spoon bills, ducks, sandpipers, etc Plus some raccoon tracks .... More 

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Thank Kl480
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

not much to do beside board walk, kind disappointed this place. no beach access if u walk on the board, nice to visit but not a big deal.

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1 Thank Kandy C
Sinton, Texas
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27 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

We went when we knew another group was there! It was fun to hear someone who knew more about bird watching than us! We saw a good amount of birds to make it fun for the kids!!!

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1 Thank CrystalFranco4
Painesville, Ohio
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99 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

The trail in the park is short, including the boardwalk. There are signs up throughout the park advertising you are being video recorded, but I didn't see any cameras. Looks like a small park that was saved for the bird migrations if you are a bird watcher. No bathrooms and only one informative display. No entrance fee. Here are some... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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51 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

Hans and Pat Suter Wildlife Refuge! All of the reviews here give this place huge thumbs up, but you have to consider several things. Firstly, it is a HIGH CRIME area- on the morning of Sunday July 22 there was shattered glass covering two different parking spaces. It has a boardwalk that leads from a short path going from the... More 

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3 Thank Bladerunnernyc
Corpus Christi, Texas
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72 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

The Hans Suter WIldlife Area is great! It is really a lovely park, and we have been frequenting it for over 15 years. It was a favorite for our own kids, and now our granddaughter is simply wild about it. She calls it the 'Lizard Park', and asks to go frequently. She loves everything about the location; from the playground... More 

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