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Brazos Bend State Park
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Texas State Parks temporarily close to the public.
At the direction of Gov. Greg Abbott, Texas State Parks will be closed to the public effective at the close of business Tuesday, April 7, 2020 in order to maintain the safest environment for visitors, volunteers and staff.
Read the press release about state park operations and more general park information can be found at TexasStateParks.org.



Brazos Bend State Park, a 5,000-acre gem on the Upper Texas Coast, is just 40 miles from downtown Houston and offers a wide variety of activities for every age: biking, fishing, hiking, birding, camping, star-gazing, and opportunities to learn about Texas’ bountiful natural history via free programs and guided hikes.

The park’s scenic terrain has been carved gently over time by the vigorous Brazos River, which marks its eastern boundary. Fragments of the ancient coastal prairie survive here as do dense bottomland hardwood forests and extensive marshes, making ideal habitats for the American alligator and a rich diversity of other reptiles, amphibians, and mammals. The park is an important refuge for birds, with more than 300 species recorded, and wildflowers abound during the warmer months, drawing a wealth of butterflies.


Nature Center:

The nature center is a great starting point for understanding what makes Brazos Bend State Park special.  Our hands-on exhibits are meant for the child in each of us.  Park staff and volunteers are available to show our educational animals.  The center and gift shop are open weekdays 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. and weekends 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


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Updated: Apr 07, 2020


COMING PROGRAMS

In light of the continued spread of the COVID-19 disease, the Nature Center building is closed until further notice.
Additional ALL hike and programs are canceled until further notice.


Please fell free to email or phone the park naturalist Montse Canedo at Montserrat.canedo@tpwd.texas.gov or (979) 553-5123

 View the current Brazos Bend Bird Sightings at Ebird Hotspot Brazos Bend SP (UTC 117)




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