Plan Your Visit

Hours and More
Photo: Justin Moore

View our current guidelines due to the COVID-19 pandemic at THIS WEBPAGE.

We hope you all have a safe and happy holidays!

Please note: Mitchell Lake Audubon Center will be closed from Friday, December 24th to Sunday, January 2nd. We will reopen Thursday, January 6th.

Fall/Winter Seasonal Hours

(September 16 - February 14)

  • Thursdays by appointment only.
    • Must contact us at least 48 hours prior to your requested date.
    • Email us at to book a time.
    • We will contact you directly to confirm. 
  • Friday through Sunday, 8am to 3pm
  • Entrance gate closes 60 minutes before close.
  • Closed on major and/or Federal holidays

Summer Seasonal Hours

(June 10 - September 12)

  • Thursday through Sunday, 7am to 1pm
  • Entrance gate closes 60 minutes before close.
  • Closed on major and/or Federal holidays

Admission Prices

  • Members of Mitchell Lake Audubon Center: Free
  • Purchase an annual Membership
  • Adults: $5
  • National Audubon Society Members: $3
  • Children (Ages 6-16): $3
  • Children age 5 and under: free
  • Discounted Admission: $3 (Military personnel, high school and college students, SAWS, SAFD, SAPD & COSA employees)
  • Family groups up to 10 people: $15

You may purchase entry tickets onsite upon arrival. We highly encourage you purchase tickets online ahead of your visit. TO PURCHASE TICKETS, CLICK HERE

Please note, no dogs allowed, except for Service Animals. 


10750 Pleasanton Road
San Antonio, TX 78221


Mitchell Lake Audubon Center is located at 10750 Pleasanton Rd. in San Antonio, Texas. Take loop 410, exit 46 for Moursund Blvd and drive south (outside the loop) 0.7 mile. The gate is on the left. Click here for maps.

Where to Stay

Mitchell Lake Audubon Center has a partnership with Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Brooks Hotel & Spa. Located just 10 minutes from downtown San Antonio and 15 minutes from Mitchell Lake and the San Antonio Missions, it is an ideal location within reach of all the best sites. Your stay includes: complimentary parking, complimentary wi-fi, complimentary breakfast & evening reception, and receive HHonor Points.

Our preferred RV Resort is Yanawana Camp. Let them know you are planning to visit Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, and bond the naturalist and artist who runs the park. Click here to view the website and book.

Contact the Center

If you have questions, please contact us at 210.628.1639 or

Accessibility Statement: Mitchell Lake Audubon Center welcomes everyone, no matter their physical or mental abilities. If you have a special needs person in your group or you may need special accomodations, please let us know of any accomodations needed no less than one (1) week prior to your scheduled visit.

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