COVID 19, or the Coronavirus

In accordance with the Stay Home, Work Safe order issued by Harris County, the City of Baytown has closed all City facilities to the public until April 30th . Following CDC guidelines, we have canceled all City events, programming, and City venue rentals until further notice.  Some  City services will continue to run, but in a modified format through digital or other distance means. We would like you to know that the City is in daily contact with State and County Health and Emergency Management Officials. We continue to address the situation in cooperation with all of our partners in government and industry. While you’re likely to see various reactions to the situation, we ask that you remain calm.  We will continue to keep you updated here and via our social media channels

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BNC aerial
BNC entry
Water Garden & Visitors Cntr at BNC
BNC Trail
Fishing pier
Tracey's Theater
Fresh water pond
Brownwood Marsh Educational Pavilion
Spider Web
Spoonbill and Egret
Eastern Bluebird-Hanson
Wood Stork (Hanson)
Bald Eagle-Litteer

Hours and fees

Baytown Nature Center is open daily all year round except Christmas, Thanksgiving and during extreme inclement weather. Gates open 30 minutes before sunrise and close 30 minutes after sunset.

There is an entrance fee of $4 for adults 13 and older. Children 5-12 and Seniors are $1. 

Yearly passes may also be purchased for a fee of $30 per person or $65 per family.

Click here for BNC Rules and Regulations.