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Visitor Activities


Come out and enjoy Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge!

  • Wildlife Watching & Nature Trails


    Look and listen for the golden-cheeked warbler or black-capped vireo. Enjoy the migration of the monarchs and watch for gray fox in the meadows. Information on trails can also be found at Refuge Trails Index - Balcones Canyonlands.

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  • Hunting

    Mule deer bucks Home 950 x 348

    Enjoy a public lands hunt. White-tailed deer, feral hog, turkey and dove hunt opportunities are seasonally available to the public.

    Information for the 2016 Hunting Season is now available.


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  • Special Events

    guided hike

    The refuge hosts many special events throughout the year that are fun for all ages. From guided nature walks to workshops to festivals. Come out and enjoy your National Wildlife Refuge!

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Page Photo Credits — White-tailed deer / Jim Baines ©, Golden-cheeked warbler / Greg Lasley ©, Rimrock Trail / USFWS
Last Updated: Aug 02, 2016
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