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“Flora and Fauna galore”

Barton Warnock Environmental Education Center
Ranked #7 of 13 things to do in Terlingua
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The center offers exhibits and information about the archeological, historical, and natural history of the Big Bend region.
San Antonio, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
109 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Flora and Fauna galore”
Reviewed 2 January 2013 via mobile

A great place for the family, friends and couples...
The interpretive center is extremely informative and modern.
The grounds are beautiful with great views and wonderful flora, representative of the chihuahuan desert region. The fauna (birds, rabbits, armadillo, etc) was elusive, although casual glimpses where worth it.

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
Level 6 Contributor
100 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“One of the best visitor centers ever”
Reviewed 31 December 2012

Be sure you leave the gift shop area and head towards the cactus garden out the back door. To the right, inside a separate door, is a wonderful exhibit that shows the geology, flora, and fauna of the area. The ranger never mentioned its existence and we discovered it by accident.

Visited December 2012
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Dallas, Texas, USA
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great Place to Start a Big Bend Trip”
Reviewed 29 December 2012 via mobile

Museum exhibit is very informative about geology, plants, and animals. Just the right amount of detail, attractively displayed. And large botanical garden is both beautiful and educational. Don't miss the Overlook. Great gift shop, too.

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Barksdale, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“We will return”
Reviewed 29 November 2012

The staff was very helpful and informed. The Museum area was very informative and had information from around the Lajitas area. Artifacts that would be interesting to everyone, in one shape or form or another. We hiked a couple of trails and the desert has many things to offer.

Visited November 2012
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Hutsonville, IL
Level 6 Contributor
149 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Worth Stopping!”
Reviewed 24 November 2012 via mobile

We were on our way to a day of hiking in Big Bend Ranch State Park and didn't really want to take the time to stop but we are very glad we did. The ranger was very helpful and gave us lots of good advice and suggestions and tips. Also guides to several of the trails. The museum, gardens etc. were very nice as well. Worth the time it takes to stop by if you are going into the park.

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