Visitor Activities


Come out and enjoy Aransas National Wildlife Refuge!

  • Wildlife Watching & Nature Trails

    All of our trails offer great birding opportunities. There are also opportunities to spot an American alligator or other coastal critters. Get more information on our trails here.

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  • Hunting

    Hunting is permitted on the refuge. Hunting opportunities include archery and rifle hunts for white-tailed deer and feral hog, as well as a youth hunt. Get more information on hunting opportunities here.

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  • Fishing

    Fishing is a popular activity at the refuge. Come out and take advantage of the fishing pier, or wade out into San Antonio Bay in the summer season. Get more information about fishing here.

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  • Bicycling

    Bicycling the refuge roads is a great way to enjoy the refuge and see some wildlife. There are bike racks available at at popular locations. Learn more about bicycling the refuge here.

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