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Big Reef Nature Park

Boddeker Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
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Ok to drive over and see.

Not much here except one trail. Bring your repellant. Park only in designated parking areas, along... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
P-n-DTravelinDuo
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Nederland, Texas
via mobile
Wading birds

This is a good area to just watch the different shore and wading birds come and go. It is a large... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
houstonnative47
,
Missouri City, Texas
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Nature park that features a nature trail at East Lagoon and a dune walkover.
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2 Apr 2017
“Ok to drive over and see.”
15 Feb 2017
“Wading birds”
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Boddeker Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX

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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Not much here except one trail. Bring your repellant. Park only in designated parking areas, along the roadway is a tow zone. Fishing and birding opportunities here.

Thank P-n-DTravelinDuo
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a good area to just watch the different shore and wading birds come and go. It is a large marshy grassy area that you only have access to part of it, but if you just want to relax and enjoy nature, this is...More

Thank houstonnative47
Reviewed 3 February 2016

There is a small area to park off the road that leads to East Beach. If you blink you might miss it as there is no real signage that I saw. This is a good wetland area where you can see many different species of...More

Thank ttot11
Reviewed 23 June 2014 via mobile

We went here using the directions to perfection and there was nothing there! We did pass a place where there were people fishing dont know if that was it.

1  Thank maria e
Reviewed 21 April 2014

Big Reef Nature Park is not a reef, but a few roads that border marsh land. I did not see any sign identifying the area as a park. The park is good for birding - with wading and shore birds. The best time to see...More

3  Thank Sayarma
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