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.
More than 50 historical
markers and interpretative signs highlight the county’s rich and varied history.
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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.
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Access a multitude of shallow water bays surrounding the Rockport-Fulton area.
List of launch sites that provide accessible day trips.
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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
Port Bay Road
612 Port Bay Club Rd, Rockport, TX 78382 (see map) PORT BAY ROAD This site is located at the north west end of Port Bay…
1201 Copano Retreat Rd, Taft, TX 78390 (see map) Swan Lake Kayak launch site is a popular spot for kayaking and canoeing enthusiasts, located on…
Henderson Habitat Preserve
1010 W Palmetto Ave, Rockport, TX 78382 or 944 Henderson St, Rockport, TX 78382 (map below) The front parking lot features paver stones with grass…
Shellcrete Birding and Nature Site
28°03’02.4″N 97°02’31.3″W (see map) 2550 Hwy 35 N, Rockport, TX 78382 Spring Species – Scarlet and Summer Tanagers, Blue Grosbeak, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Indigo and Painted…
Current News & Events
- Volunteer Day at Castro Nature SanctuaryVolunteer Day at Castro tomorrow 5/10/2023 and Thursday 5/11/2023 9:30-11:30 planting day. Thank you. Linda S. Castro Nature Sanctuary 4140 Hwy 35 N., Rockport, TX …
- Coffee with ConniePlease join us for “Coffee with Connie” on May 13th, 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Location: Connie Hagar Cottage Sanctuary, 1401-1499 S. Church St., Rockport, …
- Our Heritage: Ranching & FarmingAn opening you will not want to miss! Bluegrass music, Dutch oven demonstrations, branding and more! Printable Flyer Dutch-oven cooking by Edwin Quintero and Sara …
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