J.D. Murphree Wildlife Management Area10 Parks and Wildlife Dr, Port Arthur, TX 77640
Wetlands part of Texas Chenier Plain, westernmost geologic delta of the Mississippi River.
Follow a nature trail near headquarters to get an up-close look at this marsh area’s residents. This tract along the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail hosts brown pelicans, sea turtles, muskrat, nutria, armadillo, rice rat, bobcat, river otters, swamp rabbits, alligators, etc. Also look for least bitterns, roseate spoonbills, purple gallinule and waterfowl.
J.D. Murphree Wildlife Management Area
10 Parks and Wildlife Dr, Port Arthur, TX 77640, USA