FRIENDS OF ANAHUAC REFUGE
Maps and Directions
Interactive Public Use Map of the Texas Chenier Plain Refuge Complex
Anahuac, McFaddin, Texas Point, and Moody NWR's
The Refuge Complex Headquarters/Visitor Center is located on FM 563, approximately two miles south of I-10 (exit 810). See the maps section of the Anahuac NWR website for additional directions. The lat/long for the refuge headquarters/Visitor Center is N 29.821955, W 94.66434. The address is 4017 FM 563, Anahuac, TX 77514. The lat/long for the Anahuac NWR Visitor Information Station on the refuge is N 29.613871, W 94.534221.
To the Visitor Center from Interstate 10...
The Refuge Headquarters and Visitor Center is located two miles south of Interstate 10 and six miles north of the city of Anahuac. If you are coming to the Visitor Center from the west or east on the interstate, you can take Exit 810 and turn south. The facility will be on the right (west) side of the road.
To the Visitor Information Station from the Visitor Center...
The Visitor Information Station on the refuge is located about 20 miles southeast of the Visitor Center. To get there from the Visitor Center, you can take FM 563 south to Anahuac, then turn east on TX 61 to get to FM 562. You can also turn left (east) on FM 2041 one mile south of the Visitor Center to get to TX 61/FM 562. Continue south on FM 562 for eight miles from the intersection with it and TX 65 to a fork in the road. Bear to the left onto FM 1985 and drive about five miles to the main refuge entrance gate on the south side of the road. Once you past through the gate, it is another three miles to the Visitor Information Station.
To the Visitor Information Station from Winnie or High Island...
For those coming from Winnie, go south on TX 124 for ten miles to FM 1985. Coming from High Island, go north on TX 124 for nine miles to FM 1985. Turn west on to FM 1985. The Skillern Tract will be on the left (south) side of the road after three miles. Continue on for another seven miles to the main refuge entrance gate. Turn left (south) on the entrance road and continue on for three miles to the Visitor Information Station. When coming from High Island, look to the northwest from the top of the Intracoastal Bridge for an elevated view of the refuge.
To get the Skillern Tract (East Bay Bayou Tract) from the Visitor Information Station...
To get to the Skillern Tract, head east on FM 1985 from the main refuge entrance gate for 7 miles. The entrance will be on the right (south) side of the road. NOTE: The East Unit entrance is about 1 mile west of the Skillern Tract entrance. It is restricted access to hunters during specific seasons and other individuals with permission. Please do not enter through that gate if it is open because you may get locked in!