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Visitor Activities

Come out and enjoy the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge!

  • Wildlife Watching & Nature Trails

    The Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge has nearly 40,000 acres open to the public.  From the beaches and dune system of Boca Chica to the thorn scrub desert of Starr County, there is a lot to see and enjoy on one of the most biologically diverse national wildlife refuges in the system.

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  • Hunting

    Hunting can instill a unique understanding and appreciation of wildlife. As practiced on the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge, it is an important wildlife management tool that helps maintain habitat for many native species.

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  • Special Events

    The refuge hosts or participates in special events throughout the year that are fun for all ages, including the popular Rio Reforestation that is held every October. Come out and enjoy your National Wildlife Refuge! 

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Last Updated: Jun 22, 2012
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