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Bats Across Texas

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Lars
Lars
September 20, 2019
Visit the South Congress Bridge to see the bats come out every evening!
Heena
Heena
September 13, 2019
In the 1970s when the bats started flying around Austin, they were considered a threat to society. Not only are they protected by a local organization today, but also residents and tourists alike see their value as it relates to tourism and protecting the environment. The nightly spectacle is a…
Theresa
Theresa
September 03, 2019
There are many boat tours that are great to see the Congress Ave bats. They come out every night in the summer at sunset. You can also stand on the Congress bridge and watch, but the tour is worth it too- doesn't take much time, laid back, and lots of facts about Austin and the bats.
Rick
Rick
August 16, 2019
The Congress Avenue bridge spans Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin and is home to the largest urban bat colony in North America known as the Congress Bridge Bats. This colony is estimated at 1.5 million Mexican free-tail bats. Each night from around mid-March to early November, the Congress Bridge…
LeeAnn
LeeAnn
December 20, 2018
Watch the bats from the Congress Street bridge.

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Locatie
900 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701
Telefoonnummer(512) 623-7272