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Matagorda County Birding Nature Center

#2 of 8 things to do in Bay City Features Animals
Bay City, TX 77414
+1 979-245-3336
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Great for Families

I love to bring the kids out here to explore nature! It's a beautiful park where my munchkins... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Bay City, Texas
Relaxing walking trails

This is such a nice place to see the wildlife. The trails are well kept and there are many places... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Erin T
Nashville, Tennessee
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Bay City, TX 77414
+1 979-245-3336
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

I love to bring the kids out here to explore nature! It's a beautiful park where my munchkins transform into both explorers and scientists. It a great way to spend a few hours on a Saturday afternoon.

Thank atexasbeachbabe
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This is such a nice place to see the wildlife. The trails are well kept and there are many places to sit and enjoy the view. There are many species of birds and other wildlife such as deer and more. There is a pavilion with...More

Thank Erin T
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Went here on one of our trips recently. Cost hardly anything to get in and was a pleasant way to spend a few hours. There were a few bird hides so you could get close to seeing them, also well sign posted routes around the...More

Thank St_matty
Reviewed 16 March 2016

It's a beautiful park with excellent opportunities to view a number of birds and other local fauna. Really, that's the reason I wanted to practice hiking with my full backpack which I was going to be lugging on my trip in Alaska. However, one particular...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 8 December 2015

I've been here several times wince moving to Bay City. Always I've had the place to myself so it is a poorly utilized place though it deserves a lot more attention form the community. What it does have is great attention from whoever keep it...More

Thank TexasPhilip
Reviewed 15 September 2015

If you're a person who likes to go Birding or even like Botany/Gardens..this is a very pleasant and designed well Nature Center. There are paved paths for easy walking, well marked signage, and in April the birding is great. Also, if you are handicapped or...More

4  Thank AKBoots1944
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Matagorda has many birds. The center has very nice trails and wonderful knowledgeable guides. It was a wonderful afternoon.

2  Thank Jo P
Reviewed 26 October 2014

They offer bird walks and have a very large 1200 acre sanctuary for he herons, sandpipers and spoonbills.

2  Thank Mark1959
Reviewed 3 September 2014

My family and I truly enjoyed visiting the birding center. The staff there was very polite and very knowledgeable about the area the animals there.

2  Thank Beatriz G
Reviewed 26 May 2014

I visited the nature center early in the morning and, although I'm not a birder, I really enjoyed my walk. The center is very well maintained and includes a number of different environments, wetlands, thicket, streams and ponds, flower gardens, and has many benches for...More

3  Thank texasrepublichistory
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