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Hugh Ramsey Nature Park
Address 
1010 TX-499 Loop
Harlingen,TX, United States
-97° -97' 53.856" N 26° 26' 12.2892" W
Description:

Hugh Ramsey Nature Park is a 55-acre tract of reclaimed land is covered in Texas ebony, mixed in with mesquite, huisache, brasil, retama and granjeno.  This park is constantly being worked on to restore its quality of habitat for the benefit of wildlife by volunteers from Audubon and Texas Master Naturalist.  While excellent birding in the winter months, it is a good migrant trap in spring.  A newly-created hummingbird garden attracts the native Buff-bellied Hummingbird year round.  Facilities include restrooms, a large pavilion with picnic tables, paved parking area, photo blinds and a network of nature trails.  This park is site LTC026 of the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail system.

Bird Species in season: Least Grebe, Green Jay, Altamira Oriole, Golden-fronted Woodpecker, Black-crested Titmouse, Great Kiskadee, Buff-bellied Hummingbird, Orange-crowned Warbler, Common Pauraque, Northern Cardinal, Indigo Bunting, Ringed and Green Kingfisher, Neotropic Cormorant, Couch’s Kingbird, Long-billed and Curved-billed Thrasher, Olive Sparrow, Plain Chachalaca, White-tipped Dove.

Butterfly Species: Great Southern White, Large Orange Sulphur, Lyside Sulphur, Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak, Western Pygmy-Blue, Blue Metalmark, Bordered Patch, Vesta Crescent, Phaon Crescent, Tropical Buckeye, White Peacock, Queen, Soldier, White-striped Longtail, Long-tailed Skipper, Dorantes Longtail, Mazans Scallopwing, Sickle-winged Skipper.

 

Amenities: 
ADA Accessible
Parking
Pavilion
Picnic Tables
Trails- Hiking
Wildlife Viewing Area
Things To Do: 
Educational Programs
Hiking/ walking
Picnicking
Wildlife Watching