The Rio Grande Valley's Nature Site

Rio Grande Valley Wildlife Watching Sites:

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South Texas' Lower Rio Grande Valley is ready for you!  LRGV wildlife watching is the fourth largest industry in the Rio Grande Valley.  Visiting birders, butterfliers, dragonfliers, nature photographers, and botanists spend over $150 million a year in the Rio Grande Valley.  The RGV cities and RGV counties collect a lot of taxes from you, and the Rio Grande Valley businesses are happy to serve your needs.
Everyone in the Rio Grande Valley is familiar with folks that smell like insect repellent, have binocs or cameras around their necks, and dress funny!  Tons of information are available through the Rio Grande Valley government entites and the LRGV Chambers of Commerce that are geared to help you out, have you spend your money, stay a little longer than you originally planned, get you to come back, and go home to entice others to come to the LRGV.
We have tried to put together the most comprehensive list available anywhere, for you to find a place to enjoy some of the flora and fauna that can be found nowhere else in North America.   Come see the very unique RGV flora and RGV fauna. 
Garantizamos que usted gozará visitar todo estas ubicaciones en el Valle de Tejas.

To View Photo Essays of Several LRGV Wildllife Watching Sites, CLICK HERE

Rio Grande Valley Wildlife Watching Information:

Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail-Lower Coast Sites (LINKS TO 88 SITES)

South Bay (Mouth of Rio Grande River/Brownsville) Paddling Trail

Santa Ana NWR

Laguna Atascosa NWR

Lower Rio Grande Valley NWR

Palo Alto Battlefield National Park

The Valley Nature Center's Sanctuary

Frontera Audubon Center

Anzalduas County Park

Los Ebanos Ferry

Texas Nature Conservancy's Chihuahua Woods Preserve

Texas Nature Conservancy's Las Estrellas Preserve

Texas Nature Conservancy's Southmost Preserve

Texas Nature Conservancy's South Padre Islad Preserve

National Audubon Society's Sabal Palm Sanctuary

Las Palomas WMA-Lower Rio Grande Valley Units

Falcon State Park

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park-WBC

Map of Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley SP-WBC (pdf file)

Edinburg Scenic Wetlands-WBC

Estero LLano Grande State Park-WBC

Harlingen Arroyo Colorado-WBC

Old Hidalgo Pumphouse-WBC

Quinta Mazatlan-WBC

Resaca de la Palma State Park-WBC

Roma Bluffs-WBC

South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center-WBC

San Ygnacio Bird & Butterfly Sanctuary-Zapata Co. (LTC #87)

Allen Williams Property in Pharr

Rancho Lomitas

Dos Venadas Ranch

Laguna Seca Ranch

Santa Clara Ranch

Martin Refuges

South Padre Dolphin Watching (Colley's Fins to Feathers)

South Padre Island Diving

Bentsen Palm Village RV Park

Alamo Inn B&B

Casa Rama B&B

Casa Santa Ana B&B

El Rocio Retreat

Indian Ridge B&B

Inn at Chachalaca Bend

La Casa Laguna B&B

Casa Los Ebanos Preserve

Redfish Inn B&B

Seedeater Inn B&B

Vieh's B&B

Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept.