The Upper Texas Coast – Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail lists Paul Hopkins Park as a destination for native species of bird. This draws visitors throughout the region to observe bird species in their natural habitat. Other parks on this list include McHale Park, Hester Garden Park, Pine Gully Park, Robinson Park, Seabrook Wildlife Refuge and Park, Little Cedar Bayou Nature Trail, Armand Bayou Nature Center, Bay Area Park, Nassau Bay Park, Dr. Ned and Fay Dudney Nature Center, Challenger 7 Memorial Park, Walter Hall Park, Mustang Bayou Trail – Alvin, John Hargrove Environmental Complex, and Shadow Creek Ranch Nature Park.