On more than 450 acres of peninsula, the Baytown Nature Center is a prime spot to watch butterflies and home to 200-plus species of birds. The center features fresh and saltwater wetlands, more than 5 miles of trails, and a children's discovery center. It has kayak and canoe launching and fishing...
This historic ferry played a vital role in Texas' fight for independence in 1836, and it is the oldest operating ferry in Texas. View the Fred Hartman Bridge while riding across the San Jacinto River to visit the Battleship Texas, the San Jacinto Monument and Monument Inn. Runs daily. Free. 1001...
Features a lazy river, Flowrider surfing machine and multiple water slides. Open June-Aug. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Thu. and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Fri.-Sun. 5300 East Road. www.baytown.org/piratesbay
The gallery features portraits of fallen heroes from across America. Artist Ken Pridgeon originally painted portraits of Texas' heroes who died while fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. . 308 W. Texas Ave. www.portraitofawarrior.org
This is the place to launch a boat or arrange a guided-fishing tour. Includes a bait and tackle shop. Open 5:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. daily. 213 Simms Road.
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