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Shorebird Tour

8:30a to 11:00a
Sat, February 17, 2024
Sara Rock
(361) 729-2858

What shorebirds will you see?

Join our knowledgeable park hosts on a walk in search of some of Goose Island's iconic shorebirds. Expect to learn about and identify birds seen on the route, which includes a stop at the bird viewing area. This program is designed for both novice and experienced birders. Be prepared to walk up to 1 mile, and caravan to other areas of the bayfront. 

Registration: The electric tram is down for repairs. Registration is not required at this time.

When: Every Saturday at 8:30am 

Where: Meet at the day use picnic area parking lot

Bring: Binoculars, water, comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, camera, and weather-appropriate clothing. The park offers a limited number of binoculars available for loan while supplies lasts.


  • Children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program. Children under two years of age must be seated on the lap of a guardian. 
  • Pets are not allowed on the tram. 
  • Program is free with park entrance ($5/person, children 12 & under are free) or Texas State Parks Annual Pass.
  • Large groups please contact Sara Rock for a private event. 
  • Program may be cancelled if no participants are present within 10 minutes of the start time, or in the case of inclement weather.