Bentsen Rio Grande Valley State Park

Serving as headquarters for the 9 World Birding Centers, Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park features more than 325 species of birds and over 250 species of butterflies on 760 acres of riparian woodland. Witness amazing hawk migrations, and enjoy bird walks and natural history tours at this key migratory stopover.

The park features nature trails, a hawk tower, birding blinds and viewing stations, primitive camping sites, tram tours and numerous opportunities for bird and wildlife photography. Also on-site are a visitors' interpretive center, store, coffee bar and state-of-the-art meeting rooms.

Open 7 am-10 pm seven days a week.