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Mitchell Lake Audubon Center

10750 Pleasanton Rd, San Antonio, TX 78221

(210) 628-1639    Visit Website

Overview

Located in south San Antonio, Mitchell Lake is a 624-acre site with a mixture of brushland, grassland, mud flats, shallow ponds, deep ponds, and a deep water lake. The 600 acre lake is positioned on a natural migratory bird route and serves as a resting point for tens of thousands of birds each year. Among the more than 300 species observed are pelicans, egrets, roseate spoonbills, wild ducks, and hawks. The property is managed by the National Audubon Society and includes over 7.5 miles of trails that wind through the various habitats. Bird-watchers come from all over the world to see the unique variety of birds that visit there. Check the website calendar listing for monthly birding tours, and a year-round schedule of free family programs, gardening workshops, community events.

Hours: Tuesday - Sunday, 8am- 4pm, except holidays

$5/adult, $2/kids, call for family & other discounts or to arrange programs/tours

Free for MLAC members

Many programs and events are free to the public, check listings or call the Center.