E.g., Feb 25 2024
E.g., Feb 25 2024
Shorebird Tour (Registration Required)
Sat, 2/17/2024 8:30am to 11:00am
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Goose Island SP
202 S. Palmetto St.
, , 78382-7965
United States (361) 729-2858

Birding with ease, hop on our electric tram!

Join our knowledgeable park hosts on a relaxing ride on our electric tram in search of some of Goose Island's iconic shorebirds. Expect to learn about and identify birds seen on the route, which includes a stop at the bird viewing area. This program is designed for both novice and experienced birders. There will be optional opportunities to get off the tram and walk a short distance to view birds. 

Registration: Registration is required. Sign up here.

When: Every Wednesday in April, 8:30-11:00 A.M. Please arrive at the park at least 10 minutes before the start time. 

Where: Meet at the day use picnic area parking lot

Bring: Binoculars, water, comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, camera, and weather-appropriate clothing. The park offers a limited number of binoculars available for loan, but it is best to bring your own.


  • Children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program. Children under two years of age must be seated on the lap of a guardian. 
  • Pets are not allowed on the tram. 
  • Program is free with park entrance ($5/person, children 12 & under are free) or Texas State Parks Annual Pass.
  • Large groups please contact Sara Rock for a private event. 
  • Program may be cancelled if no participants are present within 10 minutes of the start time, or in the case of inclement weather.

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