San Jacinto Loop
- Baytown Chamber of Commerce, (281) 422-8359, www.baytownchamber.com
Baytown Nature Center
From the intersection of TX 146 and I-10, go west on I-10 to Crosby-Lynchburg Rd. and Spur 330. Go east on Spur 330 and south on Bayway Dr. to the nature center. This interpretive center is located on over 450 acres of peninsula surrounded by three bays, and the wetlands serve as home to over 300 species of birds and include a nursery area for various aquatic species. The nature center also includes a butterfly garden and a children's nature discovery center.
(281) 932-1972 www.baytown.org/content/baytown-nature-center
Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Education&Recreation Center
Continue south/east 4.2 miles to Market St. and the wetland center. The center's staff is available to direct birders to local areas of interest. Look for Black-crowned Night-Herons and various shorebirds in the wetlands behind the center.
(281) 420-7128 www.baytown.org/content/eddie-v-gray-wetlands-center
San Jancinto Battleground / Monument SHP
From Baytown, go south on TX 146 to TX 225. Go east on TX 225 to TX 134 (Battleground Rd.), and travel north on TX 134 to PR 1836 and the park. Local birders recommend the south end of the park. Wood Storks are often present in late summer and fall, and Hooded Mergansers and Greater Scaup have been seen during winter.