Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Center, 1724 Market Street
Baytown, TX 77520
Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Center's innovative facility, located on the banks of Goose Creek in Baytown, is host to thousands of visitors and school children each year at the six acre property. An official site on the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail, the Wetlands Center boasts a 9,000 square-foot exhibit area, which includes a variety of exhibits, a 14,000-square-foot building including staff offices, meeting rooms, a science lab, and computer lab. Gator World, with its juvenile alligators and large wetlands mural, is always a favorite with visitors young and old.
Through education and recreation, the Wetlands Center aims to increase awareness, appreciation, and understanding of wetlands, the environment, and cultural history.
Visitors can enjoy Gator World and Butterfly Encounter, housing live butterflies and an observational beehive. Wetlands Center staff provide tours as time permits, and visitors can always take a self-guided tour.
* Educational programs
* Hands-on experiments
* Taxidermy exhibits
* Wetlands exhibits
* TEKS-aligned lessons