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McAllen Nature Center

#7 of 26 things to do in McAllen Features Animals
4101 W US Highway 83, Open 8 am to Sunset (November - May) and 8 am to noon and 5 pm to Sunset (June - October), McAllen, TX 78501-8613
+1 956-681-3333
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Nice trails

It was over 100 degrees when I visited the Nature Center. Nevertheless, the trails offered enough... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
WYbirdwatcher
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
Heart of McAllen

Located in the center of the city, it can appropriately be considered the heart of the city. This... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
razielflores01
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McAllen, Texas
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4101 W US Highway 83, Open 8 am to Sunset (November - May) and 8 am to noon and 5 pm to Sunset (June - October), McAllen, TX 78501-8613
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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
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

Thank razielflores01
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
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
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This place has been renovated and it is a great place for bird watchers, walkers and people looking for a good and relaxing walk. There is also yoga, birwatching and nature classes. You wont be disappointrd.

Thank Fernando F
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Came down from Houston for a 2 day workshop but it was so peaceful, I stayed a week. They have everything here from the different trees, insects, landscape, etc. Everyone is knowledgeable and answers questions that you did not know you had.

Thank txwhirlwind03
Reviewed 20 December 2015

As birders who regularly come to the valley, we had never discovered this park before. With the report of a rare bird, we found the location and spent about an hour there one Sunday morning. It is a lovely spot, with two types of forest...More

Thank Buthraupis
Reviewed 2 September 2015

It's the best place to go explore the trails and do yoga or tai chi on weekends. It's a little nature in the midst of the city.!

1  Thank GabyWest
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Took the kids to the center and was a little lost while exploring as there weren't any signs to direct us around. The kids took it to be an adventure, trying to find our way out of the maze-like area, hence the 3 stars. Didn't...More

1  Thank JohnFamilyTravels
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Amazing place to enjoy nature! It is right in the middle of the city and you will be surprised how much wildlife there is. So many species of birds, insects, and flowers. Free of charge, but please donate to this wonderful park.

Thank Stephanie L
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monicaxo2016
Can I bring my dog?
29 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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