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Resaca de la Palma State Park

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Great walking, jogging and biking experience.

This park is a great place to get away from your everyday activity. You feel you are in the middle... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2018
Ramiro G
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Extremely Hot!

Very helpful staff, very few visitors while we were there. The center was very nice. The short... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
Lago Vista, Texas
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tram tour”(2 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1000 New Carmen Avenue, Brownsville, TX 78521
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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

This park is a great place to get away from your everyday activity. You feel you are in the middle of no where. Only you and mother nature.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ramiro G
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Very helpful staff, very few visitors while we were there. The center was very nice. The short trail we took was interesting but hot hot hot. Take plenty of water

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank W8219GYjim
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

This place is great for a morning walk. You get to see animals out and about. Many differnt birds as well.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank mrodri84
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

What a hidden gem of a park. Birds nature and friends. Take the trolley tour. You won’t be disappointed.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Nana1744
Reviewed January 10, 2018

Another great park in the string of parks including in The World Birding Center of the Rio Grande Valley. Unlike the other 2 state parks, this 1 is closed on Mon & Tues. That means that there is a locked gate across the road to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank capitollover
Reviewed December 21, 2017

The park is a great place to go exploring with the kids. We've enjoyed many moments there. from hiking to star gazing.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank estebanp556
Reviewed July 20, 2017

REAL nice park with long walking/biking trails- also available bike/trike rentals! If you go in the summer, better go early or be prepared for heat and sun- many birds still around in the summer- more in fall/spring!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank DeeEll57
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Nice park, different native areas, birding, geo cacheing butterflys. they have a tram, check the website for scheduled walks on native plants, birds, butterflys etc. They rent bikes too.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Lauren H
Reviewed May 22, 2017

My brother works there so we go a lot, they have great activities in the summer for kids, Memorial Day weekend activities for our military, if you like the outdoors this is a great place

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Rachel C
Reviewed May 20, 2017

Though the temperatures were warm, we had a great time as the park has a tram tour that takes you around the park so you do not have to hike in the heat. They also have bicycles available. The narrative the tram driver provided with...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank lucy19902015
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