In The Community

Refuge informational sign

San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge supports surrounding communities in many ways.

Nature Tourism
San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge offers excellent opportunities to see and enjoy wildlife. Visitors from across Texas, the United States and several foreign countries come here to watch and photograph wildlife, participate in the special events and enjoy this amazing landscape. Many of these visitors stop in nearby communities to fill their tanks with gasoline or eat a good meal and some stay in nearby hotels. The refuge promotes surrounding communities and encourages visitors to enjoy the many services and opportunities offered nearby.

Helpful Information
National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation (2011)
Home Values of Proximity to National Wildlife Refuges (2012)