Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, Dagger Point Trail

Austwell, Texas

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This 70,504-acre wildlife refuge is on the Blackjack Peninsula in the Gulf of Mexico. The landscape includes grasslands, oak mottes, redbay thickets, tidal marshes, freshwater ponds, and shores. Aransas is home to many creatures, including alligators, deer, bobcats, and more than 392 species of birds, including endangered whooping cranes, which winter here. The refuge offers a 16-mile auto tour loop, a 40-foot observation tower (good for viewing the cranes), picnic areas, and several trails.
Best Hikes with Dogs: Texas Hill Country & Gulf Coast

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Best Hikes with Dogs: Texas Hill Country & Gulf Coast

by Melissa Gaskill (The Mountaineers Books)

This 70,504-acre wildlife refuge is on the Blackjack Peninsula in the Gulf of Mexico. The landscape includes grasslands, oak mottes, redbay thickets, tidal marshes, freshwater ponds, and shores.

Aransas is home to many creatures, including alligators, deer, bobcats, and more than 392 species of birds, including endangered whooping cranes, which winter here. The refuge offers a 16-mile auto tour loop, a 40-foot observation tower (good for viewing the cranes), picnic areas, and several trails.

©  Melissa Gaskill/The Mountaineers Books. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Austwell
Distance: 1
Elevation Gain: Minimal
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Skill Level: Easy
Duration: 30 minutes
Season: Fall-Spring
Trailhead Elevation: 5 feet
Top Elevation: 25 feet
Accessibility: Dog-friendly
Local Contacts: Aransas National Wildlife Refuge
Local Maps: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Aransas National Wildlife Refuge Map
Driving Directions: Directions to Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, Dagger Point Trail

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May 2018