Pharr/Vanguard Academy Nature & Birding Center

Take a walk or bike through our native habitat at the Pharr/Vanguard Academy Nature & Birding Center. The park was developed on 8 acres of land and funded through a matching grant with the City and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

Location: 1025 S. Richmond Dr. Pharr, TX 78577

Park Hours: Sunrise to Sunset

Parks Rules:
No motorized vehicles or bicycles allowed;
No Skating allowed;
No smoking allowed;
No fishing allowed;
No hunting or harming animals;
No littering allowed;
Dogs must be on leash.

Park Amenities Include:

  • Public WiFi Available
  • Emergency Call Box
  • An amphitheater
  • Walking trail
  • Pergola
  • Pavilion with picnic tables
  • Restroom facility
  • Stationary viewers
  • Bird feeding station
  • Interpretative signage along the trail.