Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park Is An Otherworldly Destination On The Texas Border

Sometimes, the places that are most worth visiting are hiding right under our noses. That’s exactly the case with Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, an otherworldly destination hiding deep down in South Texas. Between its diverse wildlife, gorgeous scenery, and blissful solitude, this underrated place deserves a spot on your outdoor adventure bucket list.

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Visit the park’s website or Facebook page to learn more. Click here for the National Butterfly Center’s website, and here for Facebook.

Have you ever been to Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park or the National Butterfly Center? If so, share the details of your experience with us in the comments below. Check out our previous article for another bucket-list-worthy outdoor destination in South Texas.

Address: 2800 S Bentsen Palm Dr, Mission, TX 78572, USA
Address: 3333 Butterfly Park, Mission, TX 78572, USA