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World Birding Center

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1000 Block South Loop, Harlingen, TX
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Spring Birding

This is an excellent spot for taking a nature walk and soaking in the wonderful treasure of birds... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
839rosal
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Harlingen, United States
Joe Rodriguez Harlingen CISD

The family enjoys the World Birding Center. It always provides a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
j0er0driguez
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Harlingen, Texas
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“great birding” (3 reviews)
“nature walk” (2 reviews)
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1000 Block South Loop, Harlingen, TX
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is an excellent spot for taking a nature walk and soaking in the wonderful treasure of birds and flora in the valley. Especially right now in the spring, all the Texas Prickly Pear Cactus are in bloom and are truly gorgeous.

Thank 839rosal
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

The family enjoys the World Birding Center. It always provides a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere that is difficult to duplicate.

Thank j0er0driguez
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Fun place to visit with kids of every age. The trails are wide and the flowers on the paths are beautiful. It’s worth a visit, but younger kids will get tired after a while.

Thank johnhansen1977
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

It’s a nice place to visit and there are many events that go on throughout the year. My kids love it when we go.

Thank Angelica C
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Excellent guide escorted us along elevated walkways and pointed out various species of birds. Close up views of herrons, egrets, ducks, osprey, and alligators. Visitor center has interesting displays that are worth your time. Also take advantage of the observation tower, as it provides a...More

1  Thank David H
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

It was at the beginning of the migration of the butterflies so didn't see many but saw lots the birds of several types. Have a large tortoise that lives there and is fun the see eating cabbage. There is two ways back we took the...More

Thank Roger A
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

Find all the information you can on all their birding centers and visit as many as you have time for. The Texas State Parks did a great job on their facilities.

Thank TravelbyFrank
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

We have been here several times this winter. There are many bird blinds which enable you to watch the birds (many different species) while not disturbing them. There are well marked paths and restroom facilities. It is a nature park, not a children's park unless...More

1  Thank ladytinner
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Reviewed 11 November 2016

We went to the big Rio Grande Birding Festival in Nov. It is a BIG operation and some of the sessions are crowded..but the people were nice and helpful, and the birds were great.

Thank Traveldiive
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

We saw more species of birds in 20 minutes than at some other locations we had been. Nice park and close to town. The World Birding Center includes several other parks, such as Estero Llano Grande, Benson-Rio Grande and South Padre Island Nature and Birding...More

Thank MavisnBill
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