Wildlife Watching and Nature Trails


The Lower Rio Grande Valley has some amazing destination locations with many trails in between!

  • Premiere Destinations

    Watch for sea turtles on Boca Beach beach in the morning and brave the thorn scrub habitat in search of Audubon's orioles in the evening.  From one end of the Lower Rio Grande Valley to the other, the refuge has a diversity of wildlife and experiences for you to enjoy.

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  • Other Wildlife Watching Areas

    After visiting these six nature trails, you will understand why the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge is considered one of the most biodiverse refuges in the National Wildlife Refuge System.  Visit all of them for a truly wild experience!

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