The Alamo Chamber of Commerce has informational pamphlets, brouchures and maps on activities and locations in Alamo and the Rio Grande Valley that would be of interest to everyone. Visitors and residents alike are encouraged to vistit the Chamber.
The City of Alamo is also known as The Refuge to the Valley, being the doorway to the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge. Considered the jewel of the National Wildlife Refuge (NWF) system, Santa Ana is also the most popular and best known wildlife refuge in the Valley. It's 2088 acres has nearly 400 species of birds, half of all butterfly species found in North America, and rarities such as the Indigo snake and the endangered Ocelot. A butterfly garden is next to the Visitor Center. During the winter, a 60-passenger tram traverses the refuge three times a day. A friendly naturalist from the Valley Nature Center leads the hour-long, guided, seven-mile ride. The refuge is open seven days a week from sunrise to sunset. Access is via Alamo Road (FM 107) from Expressway or Business 83.