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Valley Nature Center

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301 S Border Ave, Weslaco, TX 78596-5815
+1 956-969-2475
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We hadn’t been to the VNC in a long time and a friend told us to go again. For a very economic... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
south padre, United States
via mobile
wonderful experience

Greta place to learn about the flora and fauna of the Rio Valley Texas. There are numerous... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Keith W
Alamo, Texas
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“tortoises” (2 reviews)
“wetlands” (2 reviews)
301 S Border Ave, Weslaco, TX 78596-5815
+1 956-969-2475
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn’t been to the VNC in a long time and a friend told us to go again. For a very economic price we were able to attend and enjoy a brisk walk and show of animals, followed by a class crash course about nature....More

Thank abbys920
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Greta place to learn about the flora and fauna of the Rio Valley Texas. There are numerous displays and a 1 mile walk you can take. Great family activity or of you are curious about the area around you.

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

This place is great for hot or cold weather. We love the inside for when it is so hot. They have a parrot, lizards, Texas tortoises, snakes and other caged animals for the boys to see. They also have a cool little play center where...More

Thank Zynthia Z
Reviewed 15 November 2016

So many wonderful things to see while walking around this beautiful center. I especially liked the Wetlands Area.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I took my youngest kids for a stroll through the center, they loved the fishes and the turtles in the water. it was a nice cool afternoon and we got to enjoy it a lot.

Thank Renoalfaro64
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This summer, I recently discovered this center and was very impressed by its presence and service. It makes a great educational resource with the information and activities available, the community benefits from its location and access and its purpose helps preserve and beautify not only...More

Thank ivanelleg
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Took our children to the Nature center, and they enjoyed it completely. Not expensive at all the staff was very friendly! My kids enjoyed watching the turtles the most. However they did enjoy seeing the bunnies hopping along the trails along with being so close...More

Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 21 April 2016

They have a nice display area detailing local flora and fauna, but the reason I go there is the nursery where they offer only Texas native plants for farmer's market prices. I guess I've picked up over twenty since I have been going there. Typically...More

Thank caen2016
Reviewed 12 March 2016

I love this original, FIRST Nature Preserve in the Rio Grande Valley so much! Do attend the art fests and Brew in the Woods in the Fall, or any of their educational events, which are a must for the outdoor education of us all. Take...More

Thank SallyBIshopMerrill
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Well done. Well worthwhile visit. Easy to get to. I would recommend for any ages. Probably most often enjoyed by adults.

Thank S B
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