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Estero Llano Grande State Park

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154 Lakeview Dr, Weslaco, TX 78596-9617
+1 956-565-3919
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Back to Nature

Great place to return to nature! The alligators there have existed in the area for many years. I... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Progreso Lakes, Texas
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Class field trip

It was okay. Walked around but almost no animals or anything other than bushes and trees around... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
south padre, United States
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154 Lakeview Dr, Weslaco, TX 78596-9617
+1 956-565-3919
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to return to nature! The alligators there have existed in the area for many years. I remember visiting the area back in the early 80's and discovering that there were alligators in the wild out there!

Thank franciscomL314XF
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

It was okay. Walked around but almost no animals or anything other than bushes and trees around. Wish there was more to look at.

Thank abbys920
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This is now a World Birding Association site. Nice setting and a good place to watch birds, butterflies and dragonflies.

Thank jjinatx
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here a lot with our two sons for about 4 years now. They offer so many activities that are included with the year pass. They have bi weekly night hikes, archery is being offered every Saturday this summer. We have also...More

Thank Zynthia Z
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a great place to take an afternoon stroll or early morning hike. The kids like to go to look for the alligators. It is also a good place for photos. Depending on the time of year you can see rare species of birds...More

Thank sandraS739XS
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The park, the wildlife, the park employees, and everything about my visit made this the single-best place that I visited during my time in the RGV. I met a volunteer named Huck Hutchens on the morning bird walk who was as knowledgeable and kind as...More

Thank wuapinmon
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is a great and fun place to go if you love the outdoors! Have been with my family and just a nice area to walk through and enjoy nature!

Thank Matthew N
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful state park, pretty big and inexpensive to get in. Interesting thing is they have a lake called "alligator lake" which in fact an alligator has been spotted so he cautions. Aside from that they have a beautiful trail which you can ride your...More

Thank Edwin G
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend this to anyone looking for birds of all types. You can find waders, small birds, raptors, and natives all in one place. Our list of wildlife today included: Glossy Ibis White Fronted Ibis Great Egret Snowy Egret Great Blue Heron Little Blue Heron...More

Thank Erin G
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We're lucky to live in the same community and just renewed our annual Texas State Park pass since we LOVE this park. This past year we visited several times a week and sometimes twice daily! Super welcoming staff, inviting deck to watch water birds from,...More

Thank Carmenh55
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10 February 2016|
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Response from Buthraupis | Reviewed this property |
There is a daily entrance fee of $5 per person. If you plan to visit several times, or go to other state parks, you can buy a yearly pass for $70, which admits the cardholder and at least one other person.