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Lower Rio Grande Valley
National Wildlife Refuge

3325 Green Jay Road
Alamo, TX   78516
E-mail: christine_donald@fws.gov
Phone Number: 956-784-7500
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  Recreation and Education Opportunities

Environmental Education
LRGV NWR has an active volunteer program with RV sites available. Call the Refuge today to learn more about how to get involved.

The LRGV NWR conducts seasonal shotgun/muzzleloader and archery hunts for big game species like white-tailed deer, nilgai and feral hog. Youth-only rifle hunts are also available.

Wildlife Observation
Seeing the lower Rio Grande Valley NWR is a bit like playing a connect the dots game. You might consider a wildlife drive linking the open areas. Start below Falcon Dam at SaliƱeno, then journey downriver to La Puerta and Yturria tracts. Then, head north from the river to check out three areas that serve as anchors for wildlife species migrating north and south--Monte Cristo, La Sal Del Rey and La Sal Viejo. Conclude your trip at Boca Chica, where the river meets the Gulf.

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Refuge tracts are open from sunrise to sunset, seven days a week. All areas are open to foot travel only. LRGV NWR headquarters is located at the Santa Ana NWR.

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