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Birding and Nature Center

Birding and Nature Center

6801 Padre Boulevard South Padre Island, TX 78597
956-761-6801

Welcome to the South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center. We are a non-profit organization and we rely on our admissions, donations and gift shop sales to operate our facility.

The mission of the South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center is to provide educational opportunities for our residents and visitors to learn about birds, flora, fauna and the environment of South Padre Island, the Laguna Madre Bay and the Gulf of Mexico with an emphasis on conservation and environmental awareness.

Attractions:
1/2 mile of boardwalks
5 Bird Blinds
A five story observation tower with spectacular views of the Laguna Madre, Beaches & dunes of South Padre Island, the Gulf of Mexico and South Padre Island Skyline
Auditorium showing a short Richard Moore documentary movie about the wildlife of South Padre Island
Nature Gift Shop

Admission:
$6.00 for Adults
$5.00 for Seniors over the age of 55 and students 13 – 18 years old
$3.00 for Children 4 – 12 years old
Passes available: weekly, 3 month and annual passes

Hours of Operation:
September through January: 7am–5pm
February through August: 7am–6pm

Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day (Christmas Eve closing at 3pm) and Easter Sunday.

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