Mad Island: Wildlife Viewing


Phone: (979) 323-9579
Address:
2200 7th Street, 3rd Floor
Bay City, TX 77414

Contact: Lang Alford

Dates Open: Open on specific days during early teal season and South Zone waterfowl season. Open during drawn hunts for alligator, feral hog, and white-tailed deer. A reservation is needed for wildlife tours. Contact the Area Manager for specific dates.

Wildlife Viewing

Wildlife Viewing Permitted

Viewing wildlife is an enjoyable activity that is available in many of the Wildlife Management Areas of Texas.

Viewing wildlife is an enjoyable activity that is available in many of the Wildlife Management Areas of Texas. of birds. A checklist of birds recorded in the area is available at the entrance.

Mad Island WMA staff offers tours by appointment only. Designated paths through the levees around the lake and onto Texas Nature Conservancy land along the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway offer bird watchers opportunities to observe over 300 species of birds. A checklist of birds recorded in the area is available at the entrance. of birds. A checklist of birds recorded in the area is available at the entrance.

Mad Island Wildlife Management Area is one of many wildlife viewing sites along the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail.