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Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge

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Brazoria Wildlife Refuge

The wildlife refuge offer a drive through tour of the Texas marsh land with waterfowl, alligator... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Houston, Texas
Fun afternoon

Was looking for something to do on a Sunday afternoon and drove here for the birds and wildlife... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
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2022 County Road 227, Freeport, TX 77541-9660
+1 979-922-1037
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

My wife and I have been visiting this refuge regularly for over ten years! We have seen it flooded and completely dry. We have watched it recover from the devastation of s major hurricane. Seeing the resilience of nature is amazing. We have seen dozens...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2016

This worth a visit if you're in the area. I would not go out to this area specifically for this attraction however. Then again, I've been to LOTS of such sanctuaries and have seen tons of gators in my life. This is a great site...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

I was looking forward to seeing birds and other wildlife. Maybe it is the time of the year but Brazoria was about dried up. Very few birds. Not only that but the grounds were deplorable. Grass needed cutting and blinds along the roads for sitting...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

The wildlife refuge offer a drive through tour of the Texas marsh land with waterfowl, alligator, snakes, wild hogs, coyotes, bobcats and many of Texas' birds.

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Was looking for something to do on a Sunday afternoon and drove here for the birds and wildlife. We drive around the area a while And finally stopped at a wildlife viewing area. There were well marked trails and a boardwalk over a water feature....More

1  Thank lbhorton1953
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Visiting this park became an adventure we had not anticipated. Leaving from the shore, we used our gps to navigate directions and soon realized we over estimated its ability to find remote places as we were on the wrong course headed for who knows where!...More

1  Thank Michael O
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I have enjoyed several trips to the refuge area. Beautiful peaceful area to walk and enjoy this unspoiled area.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Nice place to drive through. You never know what you will see, Wildlife is varied and you can be surprised around any corner. Drive slow and enjoy your visit. Roads are all weather and there is no cost to enter.

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Beautiful birding area. One never knows what may be seen when visiting this area. I have seen Bobcats and Alligators as well as many Storks, wading and shore birds, Wrens and Sparrows, American and Least Bittern, a vast variety of birds depending on season and...More

2  Thank butterflyhummingbird
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Visited the refuge while staying on Galveston Island. We enjoyed the drive from Galveston along the ocean. The main part of the refuge has a 7 mile driving trail where you can get out of your vehicle to look at the wildlife at certain points...More

2  Thank 791chriss791
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We saw a lot of birds , but no alligators on our visit. We didn't get our of the car to look but enjoyed the seven mile loop through the refuge. Friendly volunteer told us where we might see gators. They have a CD you...More

3  Thank maggie17202
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We were very pleased to be met by a friendly and helpful visitors services person. We had about 50 species of birds and some great snakes and gators.

1  Thank jayadrats
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About 60 miles from downtown.