San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge
Directions: At intersection of FM 2004 and Highway 288 in Lake Jackson, turn right on FM 2004 and follow for 7 miles. At the intersection of Highway 36 and FM 2611, take FM 2611 S 4 miles to FM 2918. Turn left on 2918 and drive 1 mile to CR 306. Turn right and go 1 mile to San Bernard Headquarters.
Primary Wildlife: The Refuge was established in 1968 to provide quality habitat for wintering migratory waterfowl and other bird life.
Habitat: The Refuge consists of nearly 28,000 acres of coastal prairies, salt and mud flats, saltwater and freshwater ponds, one stream, and a small grove of trees.
Recreation and Education: Bird watching and photography on auto tour route and foot trails. Fishing permitted, as well as waterfowl hunting, in season.
Special Note: Attracts up to 30,000 snow geese and 25,000 ducks annually. Spectacular variety of migratory birds during spring and fall. Greatest concentrations occur during April and May.
P.O. Drawer 1088
Angleton, TX 77516
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication
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