Description: Similar to 8 Mile Rd, but extends into more upland habitats, more migratory grassland birds and wintering sandhill cranes. The last known photo of Eskimo Curlew was taken here.
Habitat Types: Old island ridges, dunes, sloughs, grazed uplands, bay edges, and some trees on the ridge
Typical Bird Types: Waders, Rails, Cranes, Curlews, Godwits, Grass Pipers, Sparrows
Birding View Locations: From both sides of Steward to the bay
Parking: Along road
A detailed description of top birding areas, a map and seasonal checklist of species sighted are included in the Great Birding In and Around Galveston Island brochure, available here for download.