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Address: Boddeker Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
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Nature park that features a nature trail at East Lagoon and a dune...

Nature park that features a nature trail at East Lagoon and a dune walkover.

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Drive through birding

Big Reef Nature Park is not a reef, but a few roads that border marsh land. I did not see any sign identifying the area as a park. The park is good for birding - with wading and... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2014
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Nederland, Texas
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216 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Not much here except one trail. Bring your repellant. Park only in designated parking areas, along the roadway is a tow zone. Fishing and birding opportunities here.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a good area to just watch the different shore and wading birds come and go. It is a large marshy grassy area that you only have access to part of it, but if you just want to relax and enjoy nature, this is a place to do that.

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Keller, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016

There is a small area to park off the road that leads to East Beach. If you blink you might miss it as there is no real signage that I saw. This is a good wetland area where you can see many different species of birds, depending on the time of year. This is a nice place for a quick... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2014 via mobile

We went here using the directions to perfection and there was nothing there! We did pass a place where there were people fishing dont know if that was it.

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Texas
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

Big Reef Nature Park is not a reef, but a few roads that border marsh land. I did not see any sign identifying the area as a park. The park is good for birding - with wading and shore birds. The best time to see birds is early or late in the day. There's really no walking area; it's viewed... More 

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