What are your Pathways in Rockport, Fulton and Aransas County?

Birding

Copano Bay Fishing (Causeway) Pier

In the winter, scope for Common Goldeneye, Red-breasted Merganser, and Common Loon. A large assortment of ducks can be found in the cove, along with Ruddy Turnstone, Spotted Sandpiper, Great Blue Heron, Reddish Egret. Copano Bay Fishing Pier Copano Bay Bridge on Hwy 35 This pier is actually part of the old highway bridge. You can access the pier from the north and the south. Recently, a large parking lot and restrooms have been built at the south end of the pier. There are also picnic tables near the south cove.        

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Port Bay Road

PORT BAY ROAD This site is located at the north west end of Port Bay road off of Farm to Market Road 1069. It is an existing public access site to this part of Port Bay. Most of Port Bay Road is a fair weather access road and is subject to rutting in rainy weather. This area of Port Bay is known as a good winter fishing area.  

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Rattlesnake Point Road

RATTLE SNAKE ROAD This site is located an Rattlesnake Road at the West end of Salt Lake. This site provides access to Copano Bay and Port Bay in the Rattlesnake Point area. This site was built by Aransas County Navigation District as a kayak launch. It has limited parking space. Paddling Southwest from this launch site will take you to the end of Rattlesnake Point where there are mangrove islands ideal for nesting birds and feeding fish.  

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Little Bay South

Little Bay South located at the south end of little bay in downtown Rockport. This site has great parking and good access to the south end of little bay.  For a casual paddle and bird watching it is one of Rockport’s more convenient sites. It is however limited to the south end of the bay as the center of the bay is used by skiers.        

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Little Bay North

Little Bay North located at the north end of little bay in downtown Rockport.  This site has great parking and good access to the canals of Key Allegro for night fishing and access to deeper water in Aransas Bay. This is a fair weather site as the winds can get quite high here.  This area is a good birding area also.      

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Airport Road

Located at the north west end of Airport road where it intersects with Copano Bay, this is a wade fishing access point to Copano Bay. There is a bluff here which makes this site difficult to launch a kayak but it can be done. Fishing is sparse here but the bay has a hard sand bottom and a drop off into deeper water making it an ideal paddling and birding site. The area along the shoreline north of here is undeveloped as it is part of the Aransas County Airport property. Proposed improvements are an expanded parking area and grading

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Printed Map of Sites

A printed 'take it with you' map of the Aransas Pathways project sites is available for your use now. The Birding and Kayak sites are over-laid on a map of the full Live Oak and Blackjack peninsulas with a legend. The inside of this folded map are aerial shots of the area with the Bike trails marked with their Ease of Use level. Expanded views of Downtown Rockport and Downtown Fulton with a legend of Historical sites is also included. Plan your custom tours with this valuable map.

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