Visitor Activities


Come out and enjoy Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge!

  • Wildlife Watching & Nature Trails

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    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


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

    For 2019 registration information, check our website's hunting page or go to Texas Parks and Wildlife - Drawn Hunts.

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  • Special Events

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    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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