160 Cove Harbor N., Rockport, TX 78382 (see map)
Shorebirds, Roseate Spoonbills, Rails, and Sparrows can be found here.
North Cove Harbor Wetland Sanctuary is just north of Cove Harbor Marina. You will see the parking lot for the sanctuary on the left. This is a 100 acre wetland that is owned by the Aransas County Navigation District and is leased to Aransas First. There is an 800 foot boardwalk that has a covered area and bench at the end.
This site is best in winter. It is very dependent on rain and tides. Shorebirds, Roseate Spoonbills, Rails, and Sparrows can be found here. Over 202 bird species have been documented at this site.
The boardwalk was heavily damaged by Hurricane Harvey and has been reconstructed as of 2020.