South Texas Refuges – July Programs
National Wildlife Refuge
22688 Buena Vista Blvd.
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
956-748-3607, ext 111
Visitor Center Open Thursday – Monday (closed Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thanksgiving and Christmas)
Twilight Tram Tour
Saturday, July 26, 7 – 9:30 PM
Discover the refuge habitats and see which animals become active at night on this 2 ½ hour guided tour on our open-air tram. Bring binoculars and jackets. Call 956-748-3607 ext. 111 to make your reservation. Tickets $4 for adults (16+), $3.50 seniors (62+), under 16 free but ticket required.
Habitat Tours of the Bayside Drive
Saturdays 10:00 am- 12:00 pm
Enjoy a guided tour through the habitats of the refuge including thornscrub forest, coastal prairie, wetlands and the scenic Laguna Madre in our air conditioned bus. Discover the history of the refuge – both natural and cultural, see how lands are being managed for wildlife, and view the special wildlife that call deep south Texas home. Binoculars recommended. There will be two stops with short, optional walks. Tickets $4 for adults (16+), $3.50 seniors (62+), under 16 free. Reservations required, remaining seats sold day of tour. Call 956-748-3607 ext 111 to make your reservation. Children under age 8 will need a car seat provided. This vehicle is wheelchair accessible.
Kayak Tours of the Laguna Madre
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
8:00 am – 1 pm
Enjoy time outside in nature with friends and family. Learn basic kayaking skills while investigating the plants and animals of the laguna. All equipment and training provided.
$30/adult, $25/ ages 8 – 12. Call 956-748-3607 ext. 111 to make your reservation.
Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge
3325 Green Jay Rd.
Alamo, Texas 78516
Visitor Center Open Daily (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas)
Wednesdays 10:00 am
Saturdays 10:00 am