The Best Hiking Trails in Brownsville

Handpicked Top 3 Hiking Trails in Brownsville, Texas. Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reviews, ratings, reputation, history, complaints, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. You deserve only the best!


1000 New Carmen Ave. (off Hwy. 281 or FM 1732), Brownsville, TX 78521

Since 2009

Dogs on Leash, Birding, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Road Biking, Trail Running, Walking, Forest Lake, Nature Trips, Wild Flowers, Bird Walk, Butterfly Walk, Nature Tram Tours & Trail Blazers

Free admission for children 12 and under & take a leisurely ride on our tram which follows a 3 mile paved loop through all five habitats

Mon - Sun : 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

What a wonderful experience! Staff and volunteers provide excellent tours and information on the largest tract of native habitat in the World Birding Center network. From Expressway 77/83, exit at Olmito, take FM 1732 west, follow for 2.5 miles; turn left (south) at New Carmen Ave.; follow for 1.5 mile; just south of the railroad tracks turn left to enter the World Birding Center Resaca de la Palma State Park.

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Paredes Line Rd, Brownsville, TX 78526

Since 1904

Dogs on Leash, Wheelchair Friendly, Kid Friendly, Birding, Fishing, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Nature Trips, Road Biking, Trail Running, Walking, Beach, Lake, Wild Flowers & Wildlife

9-mile hike and bike path that runs south – north directly through the middle of the city

Simply a Fantastic park that runs about 9 miles through town from north to south. It replaced an old rail road line that was in its place. Prior to the rail road being laid down it actually followed a historic trail that was once famously used by both American and Mexican Soldiers during the American/Mexican War over escalating conflicts over Texas. Today, the park cuts through a range of our beautiful local ecosystem of resacas, thorn brush, grass fields, and chaparral that exists all al

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6801 Padre Blvd, Brownsville, TX 78597

Accessible, Bicycling, Birding, Camping, Fishing, Hiking and Nature Trail, Horse/Equestrian Trail, Picnic, Playground, Restroom Facilities, Snorkeling, Swimming & Wildlife

Trail is open 24 hours a day & access is free

Mon - Sun : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

I take my morning walks there. As a birder it is a great place to find and photograph the wildlife. Quite often you spot more uncommon birds among the trees and marsh grasses. Easy walking and close by all hotels. Parking at the convention center. It is free unlike the birding center next door and has the exact same type of boardwalks into the marsh.

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