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McAllen Convention & Visitors Bureau

Birding in McAllen cannot go wrong with a visit to Quinta Mazatlan. A historical adobe mansion and nature and birding center located amidst a luscious tropical landscape, Quinta Mazatlan welcomes avid birders and nature lovers throughout the year. Don’t miss it.


Quinta Mazatlan

McAllen Wing of the World Birding Center

600 Sunset Drive

McAllen, TX 78503

Coordinates (copy and paste into Google Maps): 26.176,-98.231

 Office: (956) 681-3370

Fax: (956) 681-3379



Take Expressway 83 to 10th Street Exit.

Travel South on 10th, pass La Plaza Mall.

Turn East on Sunset Drive (Hotel on corner).

Proceed to the historic gates with parking out front.

Enjoy the beautiful walk into the sanctuary.

Hours Open to the Public

Tuesday to Saturday 8 am to 5 pm

Open Thursday Nights until Dark

Admission Rates

Adults: $3.00

Seniors & Children: $2.00

Free admission to members and children ages 4 years & under

Become a member today!

Friendly Reminders

Quinta Mazatlan is a non-smoking facility by city ordinance. No pets-except for service dogs (This is for the protection of your pets due to the many critters on the property)

We hope you enjoy your visit to Quinta Mazatlan. Please make yourself at home, “Mi Casa Su Casa”.