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Free Admission Day

Saturday, April 1, 2023
8:00 am4:30 pm
Boy Scout Woods and Smith Oaks Bird Sanctuary

Join us on April 1st for FREE admission at all of Houston Audubon’s High Island sanctuaries. This is no April Fool’s joke! We’re inviting the community out to explore our sanctuaries and immerse yourselves in nature. Walk the treetop Kathrine G. McGovern Canopy Walkway at Smith Oaks for a bird’s-eye view of the bustling Rookery full of nesting excitement. Visit the drip by Purkey’s Pond in Boy Scout Woods to be captured by the colorful migratory warblers stopping for a drink or a bath. Join us for a Rookery Talk at 11 AM with Houston Audubon’s Conservation Director, chat with our friendly and knowledgeable volunteers about birds and wildlife, and hike our scenic trails to connect with nature. We will be selling patches and merchandise, but your daily admission is on us. Hope to see you in High Island this spring!

Boy Scout Woods: 2088 5th St, High Island, TX 77623
Smith Oaks Bird Sanctuary: 2205 Old Mexico Road, High Island, TX 77623