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Municipal Parks and PlazasAdolph Thomae Jr. Park, Port Isabel, Texas

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This is probably the best spot for RVs in the Valley, with spaces right on the banks of the palm-fringed Arroyo Colorado. Other amenities include three fishing piers, a hiking trail, boat ramps, and picnic tables with grills.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 12/3/2007

last visited: never

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Municipal Parks and PlazasHugh Ramsey Nature Park, Harlingen, Texas

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Part of the World Birding Center, Hugh Ramsey Park has 95 acres filled with trails and birding blinds, winding through Texas Ebony woodlands down to the reed-filled bottomlands along the Arroyo Colorado.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 2/9/2008

last visited: 1/10/2014

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Municipal Parks and PlazasEdwin King Atwood Park, South Padre Island, Texas

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Atwood Park marks the furthest point south on South Padre where you can drive on the beach - to the north, the beach is crowded with vehicles; to the south, it’s fairly empty. You’ll also find a pavilion with picnic tables and restrooms.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 12/5/2007

last visited: never

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Municipal Parks and PlazasCity Lake Park, Harlingen, Texas

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This park is pretty, with very pleasant landscaping, but the only amenities are a jogging trail around the lake and a fountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 2/9/2008

last visited: 12/9/2013

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Municipal Parks and PlazasAndy Bowie Park, South Padre Island, Texas

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Across from the Convention Center, Bowie Park provides access to the pristine beach, two pavilions with picnic tables and concessions, a nice playground, restrooms, and huge sand dunes.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 12/5/2007

last visited: 2/18/2009

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SWSW33.2 km

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Municipal Parks and PlazasArroyo Park, Harlingen, Texas

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Arroyo Park is a vast, barren, treeless landscape dotted with a few picnic pavilions, restrooms and a playground. It does give access to the Arroyo Colorado bicycle trail - way in the back.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 2/9/2008

last visited: 1/30/2014

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Municipal Parks and PlazasLon C. Hill Park, Harlingen, Texas

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Part of Harlingen’s Civic Center, Lon C. Hill Park is the city’s main recreational area. The park is heavily landscaped, with a picnic area, baseball fields, a pool, tennis courts, playgrounds, basketball courts and a butterfly garden.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 2/9/2008

last visited: 12/9/2013

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Municipal Parks and PlazasC.B. Wood Park, Harlingen, Texas

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This is where the bike trail along the muddy Arroyo Colorado begins. The park itself sits on a bluff above the arroyo, with restrooms, a playground, open fields and picnic tables.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 2/9/2008

last visited: 1/8/2014

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Municipal Parks and PlazasIsla Blanca Park, South Padre Island, Texas

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Stretching across the southern tip of South Padre Island, from the Gulf of Mexico to the Laguna Madre, is the heavily developed Isla Blanca Park. The beach here is as beautiful as the rest of the island, and the events seem endless.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 12/5/2007

last visited: 7/20/2016

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Municipal Parks and PlazasDean Porter Park, Brownsville, Texas

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Although adults will enjoy this 24-acre park, set along palm-lined Town Resaca, it was designed mainly for children - playground equipment is everywhere; sculptures of children dot the landscape; and there’s a pool and children’s museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 12/1/2007

last visited: 12/21/2013

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Municipal Parks and PlazasWashington Park, Brownsville, Texas

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Two-block Washington Park is the center of Brownsville’s annual Charro Days celebration. And Charro Days might be the only time you’d enter this desolate, grassy park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 2/9/2008

last visited: 7/17/2015

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Municipal Parks and PlazasSt. Charles Park, Brownsville, Texas

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Tucked into an older, run-down residential neighborhood, St. Charles Park is quite a contrast with its modern, naturalistic fountain, clean playground, well-maintained picnic tables and smooth basketball court.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 2/9/2008

last visited: 1/9/2014

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Municipal Parks and PlazasMarket Square - Brownsville, Texas

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In 1850, a block in the middle of town was deeded for perpetual use as a public market. Today the market is a small, crowded park surrounded by municipal buildings and the city’s local bus terminal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 3/18/2008

last visited: 7/17/2015

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Municipal Parks and PlazasXeroscape Park, Brownsville, Texas

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Between downtown Brownsville and Fort Brown, Xeroscape Park is built around a statue of Bishop Charles Joseph Eugene de Mazenod, a missionary to Brownsville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 2/9/2008

last visited: 7/17/2015

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Municipal Parks and PlazasAlice Wilson Hope Park, Brownsville, Texas

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Adjacent to the International Bridge, this small park gives good views of the Rio Grande and holds a marker for the beginning of the Chisholm Trail, the 1000-mile cattle drive terminating in Abilene, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 12/30/2007

last visited: 1/9/2014

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Municipal Parks and PlazasOlympic Recreational and Cultural Complex, Matamoros, Mexico

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The Alameda, or ‘Park,’ is part of Matamoros’ Olympic Park. A few blocks from the International Bridge, it is home to the city’s library, an arena, and the ‘Gateway to Mexico’ arch.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Mexico

date approved: 2/8/2008

last visited: never

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SS52.5 km

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Municipal Parks and PlazasPlaza Hidalgo, Matamoros, Mexico

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This typical Mexican town square, fronted by Matamoros’ City Hall and Cathedral, is the center of the city. There’s a statue of Padre Miguel Hidalgo and a gazebo with a gorgeously painted ceiling.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Mexico

date approved: 2/8/2008

last visited: never

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Municipal Parks and PlazasPlaza Mutualista, Matamoros, Mexico

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This shady plaza, in the center of the street, contains a large surrealistic sculpture of hands turning into a dove. There’s also a dry fountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Mexico

date approved: 2/8/2008

last visited: never

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Municipal Parks and PlazasPlaza Allende, Matmoros, Mexico

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This shady plaza, with its modern gazebo, is busy - very busy - filled with both people and vendors. Typical of Mexico, the plaza is fronted by a Catholic church.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Mexico

date approved: 2/8/2008

last visited: never

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Municipal Parks and PlazasMercedes Civic Center, Mercedes, Texas

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Sparkling new subdivisions might be sprouting in northern Mercedes, but the city’s primary park is as derelict as its main business district. The picnic tables and playground equipment are rusted; grass is sprouting through the basketball court; and the whole park could use a good mowing.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 12/3/2007

last visited: 12/25/2013

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Municipal Parks and PlazasDonna Main Square Park, Donna, Texas, USA

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Small, recently refurbished park in the center of town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member linkys

location: Texas

date approved: 3/13/2008

last visited: 12/31/2013

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Municipal Parks and PlazasPlaza Hidalgo, Edinburg, Texas

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This small park in downtown Edinburg features a bust of Father Miguel Hidalgo and a fountain that needs to be fixed. It was dedicated during America’s bicentennial.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 12/3/2007

last visited: 7/17/2015

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Municipal Parks and PlazasArcher Park, McAllen, Texas

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Between the Casas de las Palmas Hotel and the Visitor’s Center lies Archer Park, with its fountain and unusual gazebo.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 12/4/2007

last visited: 3/5/2016

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Municipal Parks and PlazasMcAllen Nature Center, McAllen, Texas

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The Nature Center was developed as part of the World Birding Center and now seems to be abandoned. The signs say it’s open, but the gate is always closed and locked. Inside are peaceful trails and a cactus garden.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 12/4/2007

last visited: 1/7/2014

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Municipal Parks and PlazasLeo Pena Placita Park - Mission, TX

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The Pride of Mission area in Leo Pena Placita Park is dedicated to veterans, has many ornate and varied veterans memorials in it, and is completely locked up so no one can visit.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 8/20/2015

last visited: 3/4/2016

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