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    La Sal Del Rey

    Views of crystal-covered shores and a hypersaline lake that sits over a four million ton salt dome. Great opportunities to enjoy wildlife.

    The King's Salt...

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    Refuge Gallery

    Biodiversity makes for great wildlife watching and a fun outdoor experience. Get out and enjoy the refuge.

    Enjoy, explore, learn!

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    Boca Chica Beach

    Enjoy a walk on the beach. Look for sea turtles in the surf and peregrine falcons flying overhead.

    Where the Rio Grande Empties Into the Gulf

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    Where Nature Meets History!

    Set within this historic community is a chance to see white-collared seedeaters, red-billed pigeons, Audubon's orioles and more.

    Roma Bluffs World Birding Center

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Protecting & Restoring Biodiversity


The most southern tip of Texas is one of the most biologically diverse regions in North America. Protecting and restoring the native trees and plants is a management priority, as is connecting and protecting habitat to create a wildlife corridor.

Managing for Wildlife

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife, and plants.

Learn more about the NWRS