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

kick-off for the 30th Annual HummerBird Celebration

Find your Pathway in Birding!

Join us for a special Aransas Pathways Event

ROCKPORT-FULTON, TX — Come join in as we take you on a tour of Aransas Pathways birding sites and win! The event will be the kick-off for the 30th Annual HummerBird Celebration. It will start on Thursday September 13 at 7:30 am with a coffee and snack welcome at the Aransas Pathway’s Center Pavilion, 2491 Hwy 35 North (Walmart entrance next to Tule Creek) in Rockport. Attendees will visit four Aransas pathways sites including Linda S. Castro Sanctuary, Connie Hagar Cottage Sanctuary and The History Center for Aransas County. This is a self-guided tour with specific times to visit each site.

The event will include a Birding card game in which participants will collect special cards at each site. Cards will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. A playing card will be collected at each site. The participant who holds the winning hand at the end of the tour will be awarded a pair of Eagle Optics Kingbird 6.5×32 Binoculars.

The Tour times are as follows:

  • 7:30am – Meet at the Pathways Center Pavilion -2491 Hwy 35 North for a Presentation of Aransas Pathways and tour Tule West/East (coffee and Danishes) – 1st card distributed
  • 8:15 – 9:15am – Discover Linda S. Castro Nature Sanctuary, 4041 TX-35, Rockport, TX 2nd card distributed
  • 9:30 – 10:30am – Explore Connie Hagar Cottage Sanctuary, 1401-1499 S Church St, Rockport – 3rd card distributed
  • 10:45 -11:45 – Meet at History Center – 801 E Cedar St, Rockport, to view the Gardens and collect final card. 4th  card distributed. Prize presentation at 11:45

The tour and game are both open to the public. We encourage our visitors and locals alike to participate.

For more information on the event 361-729-6445.

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.

Click here to download your personal copy.

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