Texas Tropical Trail Region

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

Harlingen: World Birding Center/Harlingen Arroyo Colorado at Hugh Ramsey Nature Park

Arroyo Colorado is close to major highways and an international airport, but remains a quiet wooded retreat from the hustle of urban life. Connected by the arroyo waterway, as well as hike-and-bike trails meandering through the city, Hugh Ramsey Nature Park to the east and the Harlingen Thicket to the west anchor an important reservoir of nature in a fast-changing world.


  • 1001 S. Loop 499
  • Harlingen, Texas
  • 78550


Hours & Fees

  • Nature trails are open seven days a week, sunrise to sunset.

  • Free



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Read more about the Arroyo Colorado in the Handbook of Texas Online.