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Rockport Demo Bird Garden & Wetlands Pond

2405 Highway 35 N, Rockport, TX 78382-5704
+1 361-729-6445
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don't expect too much

There's no question it's a beautifully laid out sanctuary but, to be honest, we rarely see much... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Martin H
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Perfect stop to see a microcosm of local plant and wildlife

Well-kept, lovely spot for photos, a short walk, a picnic, butterfly and bird sightings, and to... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
Elizabeth P
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“picnic area” (2 reviews)
“plants” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
2405 Highway 35 N, Rockport, TX 78382-5704
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+1 361-729-6445
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"plaques"
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

There's no question it's a beautifully laid out sanctuary but, to be honest, we rarely see much wildlife there. If staying in the area for bird migration, always worth a look but an hour might pass very slowly.

1  Thank Martin H
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Well-kept, lovely spot for photos, a short walk, a picnic, butterfly and bird sightings, and to gain a greater appreciation for what you can't access from 35

Thank Elizabeth P
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

The park is right across from Walmart in a residential area. There is a picnic area there, a trail and boardwalk overlooking a wetland. There is also a garden and identifying plaques for birds and plants. On the day we went we saw Great Blue...More

Thank Lois S
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

This park is right on route 35 surrounded by a residential area and fronts the WalMart. It has a picnic area and a very short - maybe 200 yards - trail and boardwalk overlooking a wetland. There are gardens and identifying plaques for birds and...More

Thank tobynh
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great nature area to watch birds and animals. Native plants; new or updated boardwalk. Basically level, so handicapped people should be able to enjoy it as well.

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Reviewed 7 September 2016

The Rockport Demo bird garden and wetland is located right on the main street of Rockport, easy to find, and well marked. Visitors can learn much about how to attract local birds (and migrating birds) to their yards. Especially good for new birders and those...More

1  Thank Mary M
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

My husband and I enjoyed a short boardwalk trail through the woods and pond/swamp at Rockport Demo Bird Garden & Wetlands Pond. The small park is only a few acres in size. It is located across from the Walmart in Rockport. We did not see...More

Thank M J
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