Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve & Learning Center, Corpus Christi

#18 of 25 in Parks in Corpus Christi
Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
The Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve and Learning Center is a nature sanctuary dedicated to further knowledge of the flora and fauna of South Texas and to safeguard a piece of our coastal ecosystem.

The Preserve has approximately 2 miles of hiking trails and several unique wildlife viewing overlooks throughout the preserve and in a variety of habitats.

The Learning Center houses an exhibit hall showcasing natural wonders of our region, plus a multipurpose room where classes are held and speakers share their wisdom.

Hours of operation for our Learning Center are Monday through Saturday, 8:00am to 5:00pm. The Learning Center parking lot is open on those days from 7:30am to 7:00pm. Parking is available on North Oso Parkway after 7pm.

Trails are open from dawn to dusk.
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  • really enjoyed walking the easy, wide trails here and the bird life is phenomenal. Very helpful staff member. Highly recommend a visit.  more »
  • A great and interactive area to walk trails and see birds! We loved it! Bring water, sunscreen, sunglasses, binoculars, and comfortable walking shoes. While we were there, we seen.. Black-necked...  more »
  • Great place for family fun! They recently added some shade structures which helps ALOT with little ones out in the sun. The indoor area is also a great way to cool off and they have well kept restroom facilities. Always a good time!
  • This place is beautiful. Even prettier in the spring. Nice trail to enjoy alone, with kiddos, or fur babies. And if you're lucky, you'll even see some fawn.

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