Directions

Located in the back of Gibson City Park 
One (1) block south of Business 83 on Border Avenue in Weslaco. Weslaco is located in the mid-valley, west of Harlingen and east of McAllen.

From the West: take the exit for Milano St/ Westgate / 6Mi W. Stay on frontage road until Border Avenue and turn right (south) on Border. Travel south to Business 83, and cross Business. Travel south 1 ½ more blocks and then turn into Gibson City Park on the left. Go through the parking lot to the back and look for the tan colored nature center building.

From the East: take the exit for Airport Dr / Texas Blvd. Stay on frontage road until Texas Boulevard and turn left (south) under the over pass on Texas. Travel south to Business 83, and turn right (west) on Business. Travel west to Border Avenue, and turn left (south) on Border Avenue. Travel south 1 ½ blocks and then turn into Gibson City Park on the left. Go through the parking lot to the back and look for the tan colored nature center building.

Platinum Sponsors

New SWK w names I

TAMHSC

 

Hours & Admissions

Monday: Closed 
Tuesday-Friday: 9am-5pm
Saturday: 8am-5pm 
Sunday: 1pm-5pm
Closed all Major Holidays.

Children(12 and under): $2.00
Adults (13 and over): $5.00
Seniors (55 and over): $3.00
VNC Members: Free!

Special Hotel Rates

best western

hi express

What Clients Say About Us

I couldn't believe the wonderful sites and sounds I found at the Valley Nature Center. It was like stepping into nature in the middle of the city, so convenient to get to...  I will be back a lot more...   N. Wright 

A Secret Garden in the Heart of the Rio Grande Valley

The Valley Nature Center is the oldest nature center in the Rio Grande Valley, and the only non-profit center fully dedicated to environmental education south of San Antonio and east of Eagle Pass.