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McAllen Nature Center

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Nice shady trails

I like to come here to take relaxing walks through the trails and see the local flora . It has... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Jocelyn F
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Unexpected nature in McAllen, Texas

The walking trails are easy to navigate and the signage and bronze statues of animals are very... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Rotonda West, Florida
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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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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I like to come here to take relaxing walks through the trails and see the local flora . It has comfortable parking and a relaxing feel. Good for people of all ages .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jocelyn F
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We had a nice nature walk through the nature center. There were many birds we were able to see while walking.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank kevinfN10SC
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

A great way to take a walk and see some of the natural vegetation in McAllen! I was happy that the trails were opened on a Sunday morning!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank randall1025
Reviewed 20 February 2018

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

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank travelingincircles
Reviewed 7 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!

Date of experience: February 2017
Reviewed 26 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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 829LynneUSA
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! :)

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank elizabeth p
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.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Janice E
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.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank YolandaManley
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

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank WYbirdwatcher
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Monica S
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Response from Tiffany K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no pets are permitted at the McAllen Nature Center.