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 State Park 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.

First Day Hike at this park on January 1, 2015

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

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, 8 a.m - 5 p.m.
Tram service is available daily, 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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