Texas Tropical Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Weslaco: World Birding Center/Estero Llano Grande State Park

Photo by TPWD

Estero Llano Grande in Weslaco attracts a spectacular array of South Texas wildlife with its varied landscape of shallow lake, woodlands and thorn forest. Even beginning birders and nature lovers will enjoy exploring this 230 plus-acre refuge, which is convenient to all the Rio Grande Valley has to offer. Check with the Visitor Center for guided tours of the park.


  • 3301 S. International Blvd. (FM 1015)
  • Weslaco, Texas
  • 78596


Hours & Fees

  • Tuesday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

  • Adults: $5, Children (Ages 12 and under): Free