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Visitor Activities


Come out and enjoy the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge!

  • Wildlife Watching & Nature Trails


    Miles of nature trails, a canopy walk and tree tower offer many exciting opportunities to enjoy and explore this biologically rich refuge.  

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  • Nature Tram


    The Nature Tram is a great way to see the refuge, the "Jewel of the National Wildlife Refuge System" and a piece of living history.  The comfortable tram is led by knowledgeable guides and stops at the historic cemetery and the observation tower.

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  • Wildlife Photography


    Enjoy photographing species you will not find anywhere but the most Southern tip of Texas.  Green jays, kiskadees, chachalacas and malachite butterflies make great subjects!

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  • Special Events


    Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge hosts many fun and special events for families, students, wildlife watchers and anyone with an interest in the Valley's wildlife!

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Page Photo Credits — Canopy bridge / Dora Martinez ©
Last Updated: Aug 12, 2013
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