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.
Due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency, the Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center remain under some restrictions. As of June 1st, normal ground hours will resume, but the Interpretive Center and Gift Shop remain closed until further notice. Programs are also cancelled until further notice. All visitors are asked to practice social distancing and stay 6 feet or more away from individuals not in their household. All persons, 3 years and older are encouraged to wear masks when near others. Groups are limited to 10 or less individuals. Masks are required while using indoor facilities, such as the restroom. For more information, please call (956) 381-9922. Please visit the City of Edinburg Website for up to date information on Emergency Orders prior to your visit: https://cityofedinburg.com/coronavirus/covid-19_2020_orders.php.
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.
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 2020-2021 Purple Martin Patch, free entry for up to 8 family members and discounts on most merchandise.
The Family Membership is $25 and runs from June 2020 through July 2021.
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.
This summer, EWBC will be creating a variety of videos for our patrons, helping you to connect to nature at home or wherever you may be. Please check out our You Tube Channel "Edinburg WBC" and subscribe.
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