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Edinburg Scenic Wetlands

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Great hot spot for the unexpected

Edinburg wetlands is one of those places where any bird (or butterfly) can show up. It offers great... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Alamo, Texas
Summer Bird Migration

A little off the beaten path but well worth the effort. Lots of butterflies and plants. Large... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Hazel M
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714 S Raul Longoria Rd, Edinburg, TX 78542-5142
+1 956-381-9922
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Edinburg wetlands is one of those places where any bird (or butterfly) can show up. It offers great gardens and several large water impoundments, making it attractive to a large number of species. I like visiting in the late afternoon after 4 pm when the...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

A little off the beaten path but well worth the effort. Lots of butterflies and plants. Large center with restrooms, information, and vending machines. Two large ponds so you can see water birds as well as passing migrant birds. Well maintained trails in the shade...More

Thank Hazel M
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Beautiful place to observe and enjoy nature. A birder's paradise. A quiet attractive place to spend half a day or more.

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

This is one of those parks you need to visit. What I love most about Edinburg Scenic Wetlands is the activities they offer for the children. The are very active on their Facebook page (go "like" them). They post anything offered with all the information....More

1  Thank Zynthia Z
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This city (and Wild Birding Center) park is a wonderful place to spend time with nature, enjoying birds, butterflies, and plants. The waterway behind the Visitor Center was alive with Egrets, Cormorants, a Heron, an Osprey, and several Kingfishers who hovered above and then dove...More

Thank GFFriend
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Very nicely maintained grounds. Lots of butterfly's near the pavillion. GB Herons, Egrets, Cormorants and best of all, Green Kingfishers.

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This place is a great gem in the middle of Edinburg! If you like bird watching and learning about wetlands, you've come to the right place.

Thank pearltalkhome
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We loved the scenic views, they were all just beautiful. Kids got to enjoy the little stream and they loved it. They were able to see clearly thru the water. While walking along the clean and clear paths they got to see bugs,leaves,flowers,and birds. They...More

Thank Imelda C
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The staff in the visitor's center is friendly, knowledgeable and experienced. As soon as you enter, you're greeted by the magical sounds of a soft, flowing natural-looking fountain and foliage. They have 2 lagoons (resacas) and a smaller one for viewing water fowl. There are...More

Thank Lily T
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I recently moved here and went to their free film outside one night about the monarch butterfly migration through here on their way to Mexico. I returned during the day and walked the beautiful trails and photographed numerous butterflies. Many birds migrate here during the...More

Thank Pamela N
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Response from GFFriend | Reviewed this property |
There is a minimal fee at the entrance. At the time we went it was $3.00 Adults; $2.00 Seniors and Children over 5.
24 January 2016|
Response from Juan V | Reviewed this property |
The Birding Center is 8 to 5, and the trails are from dusk to dawn.