Birding Sites while you’re here with many resident and migratory birds.
The Aransas County History Center can take you on a journey of days gone by.
More than 50 historical
markers and interpretative signs highlight the county’s rich and varied history.
Hike & Bike
Numerous hiking and biking trails await your discovery in Aransas County.
List of Hike & Bike trails. Bring a map, extra food and water, and enjoy the scenic outdoors.
Access a multitude of shallow water bays surrounding the Rockport-Fulton area.
List of launch sites that provide accessible day trips.
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.
Featured Aransas Pathways Sites
1401-1499 S. Church St., Rockport, TX 78382 (see map) Spring Species – Good migrant trap in the spring. Assortment of Warblers, Vireos, Orioles, and Flycatchers…
499 Ivy Lane, Rockport, TX 78382 (see map) The Ivy Lane site is located at the end of Ivy Lane, off of Griffith Drive. There are…
2002 Tule Park Dr., Rockport, TX 78382 or Highway Bus 35 North, across from Walmart (see map) Spring Species – Scarlet and Summer Tanagers, Blue…
28°05’18.2″N 97°03’37.8″W (see map) Located at the north west end of Airport road where it intersects with Copano Bay, this is a wade fishing access…
Current News & Events
- NEWS RELEASE: Aransas Pathways Volunteer Training DayWe are so thankful for our Volunteers! Come hep us restore our Aransas County Pathways. Bring your garden gloves, wear good shoes and work clothes.
- BIRDING WITH BOB in October 2023Friday, October 20, 20238:30 to 11:00 a.m. Meet at the parking lot behind the “Rockport Beach” sign, just before entering Rockport Beach Park, 210 Seabreeze
- New Information Kiosk installedLocation: 28.023579, -97.052385, intersection of Live Oak and North streets, on the west side of the parking lot surrounding the railroad depot in downtown Rockport.
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, email@example.com or call 361-556-5308, if you have questions.