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Edinburg Nature Attractions


Edinburg Birding Center





World Birding Center and Scenic Wetlands
In the Spring of 2003, the City of Edinburg opened its World Birding Center. The Scenic Wetland Trails and birds park are set on forty acres of wetlands adjacent to the ninety acre Edinburg municipal Park. A nature tourism destination, the site has over one mile of trails and five bird observation platforms. The Edinburg World Birding Center is part of the Lower coastal Birding Trail and is classified a premier birding location in South Texas. For more information, (956) 381-9922


Edinburg Municipal Park
This 90-acre park, located east on Highway 107 and South on Doolittle Rd, was opened to the public on April 5, 1997. Some of the Edinburg Municipal Park amenities include: softball/baseball fields, 3 soccer fields, 5 playground equipment modules, 1.5 mile walking/jogging trail, 2 open court multi-purpose pavilions, 42 picnic tables and BBQ pits, 2 man made lakes for fishing and canoeing, an equestrian trail, a roller blade trail, an ATE bike trail and 1 mile nature trail. (956) 381-5631


El Sal del Rey (Salt of The King)
This large salt lake 22 miles north of Edinburg was discovered by the Spanish Conquistadors. Salt from the mines was transported overseas to Spain and her colonies and westward into Mexico. The white banks are also visible from Highway 186 where a historical marker rests. Sal del Rey is open from sunrise to sunset seven days a week and can be accessed by foot only. See the video below for a mini-tour! (956) 784-7500

El Sal del Rey