Aransas Pathways Site Birding Castro Nature Sanctuary


Castro Nature Sanctuary
Tule West (Pavilion, Bridge, Shellcrete)
Henderson Habitat Preserve
Ivy Lane
Connie Hagar Cottage Sanctuary
Tule East (Demo Garden)
Holiday Beach Pond

Birding Sites while you’re here with many resident and migratory birds.

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The Aransas County History Center can take you on a journey of days gone by.

History Center
Historical Tour Rockport
Historical Tour Fulton

More than 50 historical
markers and interpretative signs highlight the county’s rich and varied history.

State Historical Markers
AC Historical Commission Markers

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Hike & Bike

Numerous hiking and biking trails await your discovery in Aransas County.

Southern Trail
Walking Tour Rockport
Walking Tour Fulton

List of Hike & Bike trails. Bring a map, extra food and water, and enjoy the scenic outdoors.

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Access a multitude of shallow water bays surrounding the Rockport-Fulton area.

Port Bay
Highway 188
Swan Lake
Airport Road

List of launch sites that provide accessible day trips.

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Information Center

The pavilion, called “Pathways Center ” is the principal information center for all of the Aransas Pathways projects.

What are your Pathways?

Yes – all this is available in Rockport, Fulton and Aransas County.

The best part about all of these activities is that they are free and available to everyone.

Aransas County, located in the southern part of Texas, offers a plethora of outdoor activities for nature enthusiasts. One can discover the wonders of nature by exploring historical sites, kayaking along the coastline, visiting birding sites, or biking and hiking on trails. Some non-Aransas Pathways sites charge a fee.

Rockport, Fulton & Aransas County are home to several historical sites. These sites offer a glimpse into the rich history of the area and the cultural heritage of the people who have called it home.

Birding is also a popular pastime in Aransas County, which is home to many birding sites. Aransas County is home to over 400 species of birds, including the endangered whooping crane (November thru April), and is a must-visit destination for birding enthusiasts.

Hiking and biking trails are another excellent way to experience the natural beauty of Aransas County. Kayaking, Hiking and Biking along the coastline is another excellent way to experience the natural beauty of the area. The area is home to a variety of marine life, including dolphins and sea turtles.

Whether you are a seasoned nature enthusiast or just looking for a fun and educational day trip, Aransas County has something to offer. So pack your bags, grab your bike & hiking shoes, and get ready to discover the wonders of nature in Aransas County, Texas.

Aransas Pathways Center - Pavilion & Bridge Tule Creek West
Aransas Pathways Center – Pavilion & Bridge Tule Creek West

Featured Aransas Pathways Sites

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Current News & Events

We are so thankful for our Aransas County Pathways Volunteers! Come help us restore our Aransas County Pathways. Bring water, your favorite tools, and garden gloves. Dress for the weather and wear closed-toe shoes.

Interested in volunteering? Contact us, or call 361-556-5308, if you have questions.

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