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
27°59’55.1″N 97°10’07.9″W (see map) The kayak launch site at Port Bay on Highway 188 is a convenient spot for paddlers to begin their adventure on…
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…
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…
Current News & Events
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- Healing Hands of Aransas County – Grand OpeningThe Friends of the History Center are pleased to announce the grand opening of the “Healing Hands of Aransas County” exhibit. When: January 20, 2024
- 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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 361-556-5308, if you have questions.