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Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, Mission

(4.4/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park is located in Mission. Arrange your visit to Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park and discover more family-friendly attractions in Mission using our Mission tourist route planner.
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  • This is the best park to see birds. There are a couple bird blinds and a hawk observation deck. There are a number of rangers that will help identify birds for you. You don't have to be a bird watcher...  more »
  • Went here for a bike ride with friends. Inexpensive bike rental $5 for 4 hours. They require a deposit of $10 which is returned when you bring the bike back. Paved trails with restrooms along the way.  more »
  • This was the first park we visited for our birding vacation in the Valley. It was a great introduction to the birds in the area. We saw 4 species that we had not seen before. The volunteer that lead t...  more »
  • Lots of wild life in here with great hikes and bike rides. Also see lots of people fishing. If you enjoy bird watching this is a great place.
  • sorry to rate it so badly but i was not impressed. I have been to much nicer parks that were free i am not sure what the deal is here for the most part everything was closed there was an honor box where you paid to enter . what we saw was pretty.
  • This is a wonderful park to see birds and native wildlife. I tired to walk the trails, but June in Texas is very hot. They do have a tram that runs about every hour and takes you to the main highlighted bird/wildlife spots. Next visit I'm going to do that. Also they are a few areas for a picnic lunch with some nice shade.
  • excellent place to take pictures _ quiet and trails are growing - with much more interest _ great for all the family
  • Love cycling here in the mornings. Lots of wildlife!