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First Day Shorebird Tour

8:30a to 11:00a
Sun, January 01, 2023
Sara Rock
(361) 463-0764

Start your new year off on the right *wing*.

Texas state parks centennial logoJoin experienced guides for the first bird tour of the new year and discover the birds that call the shorelines of Goose Island State Park home! We'll learn about and identify the birds we see on our route, which includes saltwater marshes, bays, and shorelines with many south Texas specialties likely to be seen.

When: Saturday, Jan. 1, 2023 from 8:30-11 A.M.

Where: Meet at the Day-use Area

Bring: Binoculars, drinking water, comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, and weather-appropriate clothing. The park offers a limited number of binoculars available for loan, but it is best to bring your own.


  • Children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.
  • Program is free with park entrance ($5/person, children 12 & under are free) or Texas State Parks Pass.
  • Reserving your day pass in advance is strongly encouraged and can be done at Use self-pay station when office is closed.
  • Program may be cancelled if no participants are present within 10 minutes of the start time, or in the case of inclement weather.