Nature Preserve at Charlie's Pasture

The Port Aransas Nature Preserve at Charlie's Pasture is open with limited access.


Guided Nature Walk, Saturdays 8AM
Explore the Nature Preserve at Charlie's Pasture as you have never seen it before. A guide will lead you to discover the wildlife throughout the preserve. The paved path leads through several different aspects of our Coastal Prairie habitat. This two hour hike is easy to moderate, and promises a great view of the Island's back side. No experience necessary, just come with a sense of fun. Binoculars are available for loan.

Meet in the Community Park Parking Lot at 8:00.

Click link below for the latest trail map:

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Nature Preserve at Charlie's Pasture Port St. Entrance

The Port St. gate is now open. Visitors may drive up to the parking area near the pavillion. Visitors can also walk from the Community Park on Ross Ave. There is a one mile cement trail to the pavilion and ship channel with 2 gazebos and benches along the way.


Nature Preserve at Charlie's Pasture - Hwy 361 Entrance

There is a shaded picnic area near a parking lot. Trails at this site are closed.


VOLUNTEER

The Port Aransas Nature Preserve would like help from you! If you think you'd like to help please contact Rae Mooney at rmooney@cityofportaransas.org.