Due to the weather, our trails starting at the head of the polders and beyond the native plant trail are closed to driving. Trails are still open to walking, weather permitting. Please call the center at 210-628-1639 with any questions. Thank you for your understanding.
Bird conservation is at the core of what we do.
Photo: Justin Moore
Our wetland habitat is one of the last critical stopover grounds before the Texas Coast, where 98.5% of long-distance migratory bird species in the US pass through, many which are about to fly for hours or days over open ocean. Not only are we one of the best spots for birding in San Antonio, we also open our doors to more than 4,000 students annually for outdoor science and conservation education, which most students do not get in traditional schooling. So, come explore our habitat, walk our native gardens, take a class or a tour, volunteer, or give your support to our education and conservation programs. Whatever your age or interests we have a way to help connect you the wild and beautiful natural place we live, just far enough south of downtown to melt away everyday life.