Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park

Hawk Observation Tower

The wheelchair accessible Hawk Tower. Photo by Joshua Rose Two-story high Hawk Observation Tower with wheel-chair access ramp

The two-story-high Hawk Observation Tower, with a 210-foot-long wheelchair-accessible ramp, gives visitors a bird’s-eye view of the canopy as well as a peek into Mexico.



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