2022
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WHAT IS THE EVENT

Bentsen Rio Grande Valley State Park

Year Round Walk

SN: 120172 - 2022 / Y0142

when is the event

From Sun, Jan 2nd, 2022 to Dec 31st, 2022

Start box available: Open seasonally, 7:30am-5pm

Physical start box and Online start box (OSB) option

where is the event

Mission, Texas

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

reasons to do the event

Special programs

None provided

       Info

Special programs that are applicable to all events or all walks are not shown to reduce clutter.

Event comments

$5 entrance fee in park unless you have a state park pass. Bring binoculars, insect repellent and water. Be on the lookout for Green Jays, Chachalacas, Altamira Orioles, Javelinas, Bobcats, Ocelots (very rare) and other wildlife. There are more than 325 species of birds that may be seen at Bentsen. Wheelchairs and strollers would find these trails a bit challenging. Access to Hawk Tower is a gentle ramp.

conditions for the event

Rating: 2A, Distance: 5, 11km

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Hard

Event information

The walk explores virtually every corner of the State Park. The 3 trails provide a relatively easy walk. Bentsen State Park is the HQ for the World Birding Center. The Visitors Center is open Dec-May, Tu-Sun, and Jun-Nov, Th-Sun. Hours are 7:30 am-5 pm

Awards: IVV CREDIT ONLY

how to get to the event

OSB - First register for the event

The detailed location of, and driving directions to, the event starting point are included in the event directions, downloaded from the Online Start Box (OSB). To plan your travels, please use the map on this page. The POC does not provide event directions nor accept alternate payment methods.


This event also has a physical start box. These are the driving directions:

2800 S Bentsen Palm, 78572. From US 83 expressway, West of Mission, exit on Bentsen Palm, drive South to end of road. Parking lot on left, visitors center on right.

Maps phrase and directions link

The address / location has not been set.

PLEASE do not mix and match between the two registration methods. It will confuse you and the club. Choose one, OSB or PSB, to complete the event.

event sponsor

Texas Volkssport Assn. (AAA-TX)

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.