Phone: (956) 350-2920

Address:

1000 New Carmen Ave, Brownsville, , 78521

Brownsville’s Resaca de la Palma State Park boasts the largest tract of native habitat in the World Birding Center network. Over eight miles of trails curve through 1,200 acres of Tamaulipan thornscrub, sugar hackberry, ebony-anacua and grasslands.

Four observation decks overlook the resaca. Resaca de la Palma is currently offering Birding Tours and Natural History Tours. Binoculars and bicycles are available for rent in the visitor center. To access Resaca de la Palma State Park, take Hwy. 77/83 to the FM 1732/ Olmito exit. Go west on FM 1732, and you will see a brown sign for Resaca de la Palma. Turn left (south) at New Carmen Blvd. and follow it 1.5 miles to the entrance for our park. Please check in at the visitor’s Center.

 

Bird & Nature Hike! @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 2 all-day
Bird & Nature Hike! @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Join us to increase your fitness and knowledge as you accompany an experienced guide looking for the many birds that inhabit our park. ***Every Saturday in April thru June Program fee included with park admission:... Read more »
Geocaching is back! @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 2 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Geocaching is back! @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Find hidden treasures like a modern day treasure hunter! Geocaching is about exploring the great outdoors while looking for caches (another word for hidden treasure). Join us to learn the basics of geocaching, then hit... Read more »
Bike Birding! @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 3 @ 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Bike Birding! @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
8:30 AM
Join us on a guided 3-mile bicycle tour to enjoy the wildlife found at our park and increase your fitness. All skill levels are welcome. Your own bicycle is recommended, but rentals are available. First... Read more »
Bird & Nature Hike! @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 9 all-day
Bird & Nature Hike! @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
12:00 AM
Join us to increase your fitness and knowledge as you accompany an experienced guide looking for the many birds that inhabit our park. ***Every Saturday in April thru June Program fee included with park admission:... Read more »
Archery 101 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 9 @ 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Archery 101 @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
9:00 AM
If you ever wanted to try to shoot an arrow with a bow, here is your chance. Come and learn the fundamentals of archery! (We provide bows and arrows.) *Limited space – reservations required* Please... Read more »
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 9 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Junior Ranger Explorers @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs. Interested youth complete a series of activities, share their answers with a park ranger, and receive... Read more »
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