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Quinta Mazatlan is a historical Adobe mansion and nature and birding center located in McAllen, Texas. Our MissionThe urban sanctuary works to enrich people's lives by sharing knowledge about birds, plants, and environmental stewardship in South...more
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Rustic but well maintained. As all who visit or live in South Texas know, summers here are very hot. The trails here are mostly shaded and the scenery is quite pretty. They offer different family oriented activities.
I went on May 2017, to a flamenco-piano concert. It's odd to think about flamenco without guitars but we decided to give it a shoot. The place is beautiful, nature all over, and the show was free. We had a really good time. The only...More
Quinta Mazatlan is a unique place. There are numerous walking trails through native habitat. Chachalacas abound...plus you will have the opportunity to see many other birds that are not seen in other parts of the country. The old mansion is very interesting and there are...More
What a wonderful and relaxing morning! Anyone visiting McAllen should consider touring Quinta Mazatlan. The staff was very helpful and provided a map of the birding area. Walking the trails was very relaxing, with birds, flowers and cacti throughout. The historical mansion was beautiful to...More
If you are looking for something to do and see in McAllen you really should consider visiting Quinta Mazatlan! The house is a neat slice of Texas history and the surrounding grounds give you a great example of the native flora and fauna. If visiting...More
This was a great tour. Very enjoyable. Great learning experience. The staff is very knowledgeable and approachable. Questions are encouraged along with discussion. Quiet, friendly atmosphere. Most pleasant.
Besides being a World Birding Site, Quinta Mazatlan is a city-owned facility with an interesting history (tours available), extensive grounds, and many bronze wildlife sculptures. Well worth a visit. Inexpensive entrance and tour fee; free coffee!
It's all very clear on the website, but TripAdvisor does not allow me to post the link as part of my answer:
Seniors and Children 12 to 3: $2.00
Free admission to members and children ages 2 years & under