"taking you from laptops to flip
flops...one step at a time!"
956 639 9494 (cell)
5813 Padre Blvd.
South Padre Island, Tx.
Troy Giles Realty
|LAGUNA MADRE NATURE TRAIL
adjacent to the
South Padre Island Convention Centre
|The LMNT is a 1500-foot boardwalk from which
visitors can observe birds and other wildlife species
that thrive in the area including an alligator or two!
This project was conceived in 1990 and was
dedicated to the memory of Ed Hawkins who
worked on the idea with others because of their
love of the unique the Cameron County Parks
System with his plan and American Electric Power
soon expressed an interest in funding a public
facility as a mitigative measure associated with
construction of a new electric transmission line to
South Padre Island.
The South Padre Island Convention Centre was built
in 1992. The Trail serves a useful purpose as
enjoyment for locals, visitors, and conventioneers.
In 1994, the Wyland Whaling Wall was dedicated to
call attention to the protection of sea life and our
oceans which enhanced the entire area with a
common link for education of our precious
Other volunteers have worked to establish the
proper plantings to draw the beautiful birding that
occurs in this area. There is also the Trail of Trees
which allows a peaceful place for loved ones to be
remembered through plaques and plantings.
The construction of a pond and palapa have led to a
serene spot for increased relaxation and
It is one of the true historical places that should be
on your list of places to visit while at South Padre
Island, Texas!! The Trail is adjacent also to the South
Padre Island Birding and Nature Center for
additional informative info and more trails to walk!