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Come and visit the sanctuaries that Houston Audubon operates. All of the places that are open to the public are listed here.


Edith Moore Nature Sanctuary

  • Address440 Wilchester Blvd, Houston, TX 77079

  • Phone(713) 932-1639

  • HoursBusiness hours are 10 AM - 3 PM. The sanctuary grounds are open 7 AM - 7 PM, October through March, and 7 AM - 9 PM, April through September.

  • ParkingSee the map for available parking.

  • FeeFree for visitors. Permits required for dogs and portrait photography.


Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center

  • Address3997 River Drive, Houston, TX 77017

  • Phone(713) 640-2407

  • HoursThe center is open to the public by appointment only.

  • See the map for available parking.

  • FeeFree


Boy Scout Woods Bird Sanctuary

  • Address2088 5th St, High Island, TX 77623

  • HoursDawn to dusk

  • See the map for available parking.

  • FeeThe High Island sanctuaries are fee sites. A day pass costs $8, or for $30 a patch may be purchased which gives you an unlimited number of admissions to all High Island sanctuaries for one year.


Smith Oaks Bird Sanctuary

  • AddressHigh Island

  • HoursThe Winnie Street entrance is open 365 days a year, dawn to dusk. The gate at Old Mexico Rd is open dawn to dusk February 15-June 15 and on weekends in the fall: September 15-October 15.

  • See the map for available parking.

  • FeeThe High Island sanctuaries are fee sites. A day pass costs $8, or for $30 a patch may be purchased which gives you an unlimited number of admissions to all High Island sanctuaries for one year.


Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary

  • AddressRettilon Road, Bolivar Peninsula

  • HoursDawn to dusk

  • Parking stickers are REQUIRED for all vehicles to park on Bolivar beaches. They can be purchased locally for $10.

  • FeeFree


Dos Vacas Muertas Bird Sanctuary


Carolyn Raizes Davis Sanctuary

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