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Hans A. Suter Wildlife Area

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Nice if you are in the neighborhood

If you are near Ocean Drive/Ennis Joslin (near Texas A & M CC), and have 15 minutes for a walk... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2015
Corpus Christi, Texas
Peaceful walk in nature

I have taken my kids here a few times. It is great. If you walk the whole trail, you can see the... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2015
Corpus chisti
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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.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
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“lovely park” (2 reviews)
“nature walk” (2 reviews)
“waterfowl” (3 reviews)
Corpus Christi, TX
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Reviewed 13 July 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.

1  Thank beachboywantabe
Reviewed 9 June 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)....More

1  Thank Kl480
Reviewed 17 May 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.

1  Thank Kandy C
Reviewed 17 April 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!!!

1  Thank CrystalFranco4
Reviewed 12 August 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...More

5  Thank ShadowtheKitty
Reviewed 23 July 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...More

3  Thank Bladerunnernyc
Reviewed 16 July 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...More

Thank Phoebe729
Reviewed 30 June 2012

They've recently made some upgrades. Be careful at this park.. I've had my van broken into. I've heard theirs been assaults. Part of the trail is in the wooded area. I take my german shepard when I go. Park advertises they have 24 hour survalliance....More

1  Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 1 April 2012

Enjoyable walking trail & great migratory bird-watching area

1  Thank TerriB1974
Reviewed 27 March 2012

It was quaint, but needed more signage and detailed information.

1  Thank Paul W
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