Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park Map

Directions:

From Upper Valley: Take East Expressway 83 to Bentsen Palm Drive. Travel South on Bentsen Palm Drive to the World Birding Center Headquarters at Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park.
From Lower Valley: Take West Expressway 83 to Bentsen Palm Dr. Travel South on Bentsen Palm Drive to the World Birding Center Headquarters at Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park.

The Park HQ is located at:
Latitude
(degrees, minutes, seconds) N:  26° 11' 01.28"
Longitude (degrees, minutes, seconds) W:  98° 22' 49.80"

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley SP is part of the World Birding Center, a network of nine distinctly different birding sites, set along a 120-mile historic river road.

Current conditions can vary from day to day. For more details, contact the park.

2800 S. Bentsen Palm Drive (FM 2062)
Mission, TX 78572

Latitude: 26.186987

Longitude: -98.381888

(956) 584-9156

Reserve by phone: (512) 389-8900
Reserve by fax

Entrance Fees
  • Adult: $5 Daily
  • Group (10+ people): $3 Daily
  • Child 12 Years and Under : Free
Hours

Park is open daily from 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Park Store is open daily from 8 a.m - 5 p.m.
Tram service is available daily from 8:30 a.m - 4:30 p.m.

When the visitor center is closed, please pay at self-pay station beside the main gate into the park.

Busy Season:  September through April.


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