Features bay and gulf marine life, activities for youth, marine artifacts, shell collections and free literature. Open 1-4 p.m. Thu.-Mon. Free. 702 Navigation Circle.
Comprised of more than 115,000 acres, the refuge provides vital resting, feeding, wintering and nesting grounds for migratory birds and native Texas wildlife. It is renowned for hosting the largest wild flock of endangered whooping cranes each winter. Other species include the American alligator,...
The Mission-Aransas Estuary is a National Estuarine Research Reserve site. It includes a visitor center, auditorium and teaching courtyard. The center houses exhibits on the importance of local estuaries. Open 1-4 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Free. 121 Seabreeze.
Promotes the value of plants as a natural resource and low cost, low maintenance landscapes that provide food for birdsin particular, hummingbirds. It includes a nature trail and a picnic area. In Texas Department of Transportation's rest area on east side of Texas 35 N. in Rockport.
Hundreds of species pass through the area from hummingbirds to whooping cranes. Rockport-Fulton celebrates with the HummerBird Celebration each September.
Has trails designed to protect the habitat and lead to select spots where visitors might see resident and Neotropical migrating birds. Self-guided tours are available. Texas birder, Connie Hagar, lived and learned from her feathered friends here. Open sunrise-sunset. First and Church streets.
A former highway causeway across the bay north of Rockport. Piers extend from the north and south sides (not connected). Concessions are on both sides. The public boat ramp is on the south side. Admission charge. Near the present Texas 35 causeway. .
Public fishing piers are the Fulton Harbor Pier, those at the north and south ends of Rockport Beach Park, the Copano Causeway Pier and Water Street Breakwater.
This Texas Historical Commission property offers a glimpse into the life of an affluent late 1800s family. Learn about George Fulton's engineering skills, walk through Harriet Fulton's gardens and hear stories about living in this grand Victorian villa, called Oakhurst. Open 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m....
The original one-room Fulton schoolhouse was rebuilt in the 1940s after being damaged by a hurricane. See the schoolhouse as it was originally set up along with numerous original artifacts. Includes a replica of the Fulton Mansion. Open Sat.-Sun. afternoons. 205 N. Seventh St. www.fultontexas.or...
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