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WET & WILD
Check out this season’s itinerary!
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Cascade park is a modern park with a water playground, sports facilities, walking trails & picnic areas.
Edinburg Municipal Park
Community park with ponds, trails, ball fields & picnicking, plus the World Birding Center.
Rancho El Charco
Rancho El Charco is a wildlife ranch on the shores of a 75 acre lake is one of the the last tracts of original South Texas Spanish Land Grant ranch land along the border. Here they witness the many species of birds, white tail deer, buffalo, black buck, gemsboks and longhorn in their natural habitat. Experience what life was like along the Rio Bravo when it was still part of Mexico!
A natural 96-acre grassland park on the river known for its rich birdlife.
2nd Street Hike and Bike Trail
Take your family on an trip through the city outdoors to the hike and bike trails located throughout McAllen. Our linear parks are a great place to go running, jogging, skating, cycling, or walking with the entire family. The city encourages exercise and fitness opportunities for local families and visitors, so come enjoy a healthy workout with beautiful scenery.