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McAllen Nature Center

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4101 W US Highway 83, Open 8 am to Sunset and 8 am to noon and 5 pm to Sunset, McAllen, TX 78501-8613
+1 956-681-3333
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This is a nice place to stop by if you are in the area. We can see that they are working on the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
travelingincircles
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Schertz, Texas
Spend an afternoon or a day!

Great place to bird, walk and just enjoy nature. Nice easy trails to walk on. On a nice day... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
MGWILD
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McAllen, Texas
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4101 W US Highway 83, Open 8 am to Sunset and 8 am to noon and 5 pm to Sunset, McAllen, TX 78501-8613
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a nice place to stop by if you are in the area. We can see that they are working on the park. Pathways are wide. Hopefully while they are working on updating the area, signage and plant labels are in the works? We...More

Thank travelingincircles
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Great place to bird, walk and just enjoy nature. Nice easy trails to walk on. On a nice day, great to bring a picnic and a book and enjoy the park. Spend an hour or all day!

Thank MGWILD
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

The walking trails are easy to navigate and the signage and bronze statues of animals are very nice. The sounds of the birds were great and lots of people taking photographs. The house, Quinta Mazatlan, is an historic adobe house built in the 1930's with...More

Thank 829LynneUSA
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Maintained well, Tiffany the manager- good standards in managing. Nice for a walk or short distance run. Not big enough for long distance runner. Beautiful place. They have free events like Tai Chi and Yoga! Take advantage of it! :)

Thank elizabeth p
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

I have been to this Nature Center twice. Neither time did I have time to finish all the trails, etc. It is too hot in TX unless you do early or late in day. Worthwhile for great walking but on gravel and dirt paths.

Thank Janice E
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Great place that has conserved Texas wildlife, habitat, and teaching. It always looked to me like a great site for a wedding under big Texas oak trees. Simple and peaceful. Good paths to stroll on.

Thank YolandaManley
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

It was over 100 degrees when I visited the Nature Center. Nevertheless, the trails offered enough shade to help shelter me from the sun. Mostly thorn scrub dry land birds present. The permanent restroom facility is adequate. Trails are well-maintained, although the map available at...More

Thank WYbirdwatcher
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

Located in the center of the city, it can appropriately be considered the heart of the city. This is, in my opinion, the best public place to connect with nature in McAllen. The forest trails are not huge but still hold there own and sustain...More

1  Thank razielflores01
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

My wife and I were on the lookout for things to do and see in the McAllen area and noticed the Nature Center as we drove by. A day or two later we rode our bicycles over and walked the trails. Someone has done a...More

Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Anything outdoors in McAllen is a wonderful nature experience. It is full of beautiful plants and wild birds on the right days. Enjoy the outdoors and take your sunscreen

Thank Madzech
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monicaxo2016
28 March 2017|
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Response from Tiffany K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no pets are permitted at the McAllen Nature Center.
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