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  • Anzalduas Park

    Hidalgo County park at Anzalduas Dam on the Rio Grande. Rest rooms, covered bird-observation pier, pavilion, boat dock, and paved roads. Picnicking in shady wooded area; grills available. Excellent sp...
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Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park

600-acre area set aside to preserve native flora and fauna of lower Rio Grande Valley. On banks of Rio Grande, park offers picnicking, rest rooms, bird-watching and nature study. New nature trails, boardwalks and a Hawk Preservation Tower. Located off U.S. 83, exit F.M. 2062

Mission, TX State Parks

Los Ebanos Ferry

Only existing hand-operated ferry of its kind. Carries three cars and limited number of passengers at a time, and you can help pull. In 1975 ferry was recognized with state historical marker. Crosses Rio Grande from area of ebony trees (los ebanos). Fourteen miles west on U.S. 83; 3

Mission, TX Boating

World Birding Center Headquarters

Located within Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, site meant to educate the public about the unique wildlife within the region and promote environmental conservation. It'

Mission, TX Wildlife Areas

La Lomita Chapel

Hidden away in Texas mesquite, La Lomita (Little Hill) Chapel was first built in 1865, an adobe overnight way station for Oblate padres who regularly traveled on horseback between Brownsville and Roma. Tiny (12 by 25 feet) structure, rebuilt of sandstone in 1889

Mission, TX Historic Churches

Anzalduas Park

Hidalgo County park at Anzalduas Dam on the Rio Grande. Rest rooms, covered bird-observation pier, pavilion, boat dock, and paved roads. Picnicking in shady wooded area;

Mission, TX Parks

Things to do near Mission, TX

Vintage Farm Equipment Museum

Outside display of vintage farm equipment is displayed third week in March and for special events. The museum is on the Rio G...

Club At Cimarron

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

Guerrero, Mexico

Twenty-eight miles south of Piedras Negras, on Mexico Highway 2, lies the Spanish Colonial Villa de Guerrero with Mission San...

Wild Animal Orphanage

One of the oldest sanctuaries for unwanted wild and exotic animals in the U.S., and accredited by the American Sanctuary Asso...

Mission San Juan Capistrano

Like both Espada and Concepcion, established 1731. Extensive restoration work has been carried out. Besides charming little c...