At the gateway of the Rio Grande Valley lies a special place of natural beauty, tranquility, and wildlife discoveries. Reacquaint yourself with all this region has to offer and more with a visit to the Edinburg Scenic Wetlands & World Birding Center.
In observance of Good Friday, grounds will be closed on Friday, April 4, 2020. Grounds will re-open Monday, April 13, 2020.
Due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency, all programs at the Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center have been suspended until further notice, in accordance with the City of Edinburg policy. All buildings and some outdoor structures are closed (including restrooms). Trails remain open 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. EWBC will be closed Saturday and Sunday until further notice. For more information, please call (956) 381-9922. Please visit the Hidalgo County Website for up to date information on Emergency Orders prior to your visit: https://www.hidalgocounty.us/2630/Coronavirus-Updates.
The Edinburg Scenic Wetlands & World Birding Center is a 40 acre nature oasis at the gateway to the Rio Grande Valley. Featuring several wetlands and one of the largest native butterfly garden in the area, our grounds are home to a variety of species. Click below to see our most recent bird sightings.
Check out our upcoming programs for the Spring and Summer. To register for any upcoming event, please call (956) 381-9922.
Are you looking for a guided tour? Our expert staff would be happy to accommodate you or your group. Please fill out the form below or call us at (956) 381-9922 to set up an appointment.
Become a member and receive great benefits as you support our educational programs and habitat conservation efforts. Benefits include the 2019/2020 Orchard Oriole Patch, free entry for up to 8 family members and discounts on most merchandise.
The Family Membership is $25 and runs from June 2019 through July 2020.
We would like to thank all of our sponsors, volunteers and exhibitors for helping us put on a wonderful Coastal Expo event. We have over 3,200 children from across the RGV attend this two day event. See the link below for photos of this year's event.
The Rio Grande Valley in a top birding destination in the Rio Grande Valley. With over 525 birds seen in the region, EWBC is just one of many sights to explore. To find out more about our sister sites, see the link below.
714 Raul Longoria Road, Edinburg, Texas 78542, United States
OFFICE HOURS: 8 am to 5 pm, Monday - Saturday
GROUNDS: 7 am to 5 pm Monday. 7 am to 6 pm Tuesday - Saturday