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Mercer Arboretum & Botanic Gardens

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We spent time in the botanical gardens for a few hours before an evening flight. It was a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Rasheda V
Nice Family Day in the Woods

Great place to take kids to learn about nature. Adjacent to 26 mile bike path next to the Spring... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Houston, Texas
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22306 Aldine Westfield Rd, Humble, TX 77338-1071
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had some time to visit the botanical gardens before our flight. The walkway is easy and signs were helpful, we also grabbed a map at the information center. The plants were coming back from the hurricane damage, but were suffering from the extreme summer...More

Thank Patti B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Throughout the years, I enjoyed visiting the arboretum, but this time I was slightly disappointed. One of the last times I visited, it was sooo lush and tropical, we took pictures, and looked like we were standing in the "bush" land. The recent hurricane had...More

Thank cjack0723
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We spent time in the botanical gardens for a few hours before an evening flight. It was a wonderful visit. The gardens are well maintained, manicured and curated. Despite the damage from hurricane harvey; the gardens are recovering nicely. I hope to return in the...More

Thank Rasheda V
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Great place to take kids to learn about nature. Adjacent to 26 mile bike path next to the Spring Creek

Thank loonmstr
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Free, shaded in parts, & peaceful. Lots of butterflies. Beautiful ponds with water features and bride's/ photographer's paradise.

Thank Christa W
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I wouldn't call it " A Travel Destination" but it is a fantastic resource for the local gardening community. We have a number of rare plants in our garden that cme from Mercer years ago.

Thank paulhW1817XQ
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

This was a nice place to get outside and take a walk near the airport. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. They shared with us what happened during the flooding. They are doing a great job renovating the damage. It was very cool listening...More

Thank sarahsunbear
Reviewed 17 June 2018

I spent the morning at the gardens enjoying a quiet and peaceful walk. There were plenty of benches to sit quietly and take in the beauty. In the afternoon I crossed Aldine Westfield Rd and walked the trails. I really enjoyed the trails especially the...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

On a very hot day it was nice to seek the shade of trees and enjoy a wander around the gardens and associated bush. Some areas still out of bounds due to flood damage but still lots to see. We saw some deer in the...More

Thank Bernadette H
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We took our engagement pictures here. It was beautiful! If you do decide to have pictures taken here, ensure that the photographer researches the rules and etiquette for photographing here.

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15 September 2018|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure I remember picnic areas, but I'm not sure about places for kids to play.
23 January 2016|
Response from paulhW1817XQ |
There is no public transportation but Is only a short drive. You can rent a car, Uber or a taxi. ($)
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5 February 2015|
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Response from gay e | Reviewed this property |
He is correct, no charge, happy trip.