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Estero Llano Grande
Rack Card of Estero Llano Grande State Park (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.
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T E X A S S T A T E P A R K S Estero Llano Grande S TAT E PA R K SOUTH TEXAS PLAINS Estero Llano Grande ST A T E PA RK Estero Llano Grande State Park attracts a spectacular array of South Texas wildlife with its varied landscape of shallow lakes and woodlands. In late summer, hundreds of wading and shorebirds flock here, including wood stork and roseate spoonbill. Migrating waterfowl also make a beeline for the park’s narrow, shallow lakes. The woodland and thorn scrub harbors rarities such as the grove-billed ani and Altamira oriole. Birders and nature lovers of all experience levels will enjoy exploring this almost 200-acre refuge. Birdwatching: Over 250 species of birds have been recorded here. Butterfly Watching: The park’s beautiful native butterfly gardens and nearby woodlands attract a wide array of species. Trails: Two boardwalks and five miles of nature trails wind through the park. Most trails are wheelchair and stroller accessible. Group Facilities: Indoor and outdoor group meeting spaces offered. Bicycling: Most of the park’s trails are open to bicycling. Interpretive Programs: The park offers regular guided nature walks, programs for school groups, and custom programs by request. Texas State Parks Store: Unique gifts, shirts, books, etc. Bridge Ave. Texas Blvd. Border Ave. ay 83 Hig hw Busine Weslaco ss ay 83 FM 1015 Highw 18th St. Mile 6 North Estero Llano Grande State Park Mile 5 North Located in Hildago County, southwest of Weslaco, off F.M. 1015 www.tpwd.state.tx.us/parks Rates and reservations, call (512) 389-8900. For information only, call (800) 792-1112. Estero Llano Grande State Park 154 A Lakeview Drive, Weslaco, Texas 78596 (956) 565-3919 In accordance with Texas State Depository Law, this publication is available at the Texas State � Publications Clearinghouse and/or Texas Depository Libraries. � © 2008 TPWD PWD CD P4502-0179J (8/08) Printed on recycled paper. �