Learn More About the City of Alamo EDC’s Ecotourism Initiative

Relax, enjoy the outdoors with friends and family at the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge in Alamo! Whether you enjoy hiking or birdwatching, you are bound to enjoy it in the city of Alamo. Alamo EDC prides itself on having natural resources that attract tourists annually. We want to share a few things you may not have known about Alamo’s relaxing ecotourism efforts.

Learn About the Values of Ecotourism

Did you know that our city of Alamo gains over $300 million from nature tourists? Participating in ecotourism can help you unwind, appreciate nature, and contribute to the local economy.

Ecotourism also prompts the conversation of:

  • Conservation and environmental awareness.
  • An appreciation of nature, culture, and community.
  • Building employment opportunities within the community.
  • Protecting natural and cultural diversity and environments.
  • Creating economic incentives and sustainable development.

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Stroll through the Trails of Santa Ana

Known as the Birding Capital of Texas, The Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge was established in the 1940s to protect over 400 migratory birds, making it one of the top birding centers in the United States. It is also home to about 450 plants and more than half of butterfly species nationwide.

Visitors and locals can enjoy:

  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Class visits
  • Tree Top Tower
  • Open-air tram tours
  • Bird walks/watching
  • Guided walking tours

You can visit the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge at 3325 Green Jay from 8 AM to 4 PM. Be sure to call (956) 784-7500 if you have any questions.

Land For Sale in Alamo

Be part of our local ecotourism today! Join our community of businesses in Alamo by checking out the real estate for sale in Alamo. We offer companies various incentives to help them achieve their goals.

Connect With Us

If you have any questions about starting your business in Alamo, be sure to send us a message online today or call us at (956) 787-7766.

 

 

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