Bird Tours and Walks


Whether you are a veteran birder or just curious about the birds in your backyard, our experienced and knowledgable volunteer interpreters will provide you with an interesting experience.

Tours are by reservation only, please call ahead for availability.  956-244-2019

Bird Tours

Take our small 10 passenger bus to birding hot spots on the refuge where private vehicles are not allowed. This tour will offer many opportunities to see waterfowl and raptors. CASH OR CHECK ONLY $4.00 per adult (ages 16+); $3.00 for 62 and older.

Laguna Atascosa Lakeside: Daily 8:00am Tours last approximately 4 hours


Self-guided Bird Walks

Discover some of south Texas’ specialty birds on a short, easy walk around the visitor center. Wheelchair accessible. FREE with entrance fee.  Binoculars and field guides available free of charge.

  Other information

  • Refuge entrance fees ($3 per vehicle) are in addition to the tour fees. 
  • Binoculars are highly recommended, so bring yours along.  The visitor center has a limited number of binoculars to loan.
  • After rains, the Mosquitos can be quite numerous and insect repellent is recommended.