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#1 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
The beauty of nature that this place introduces the kids too, leads to them loving nature, birds, butterflies, animals throughout their lives.
The museum district is easy to get to and there is a fantastic adjacent botanical park to visit as well.
#2 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
This new park is a beautiful new development right next to the Museum of Natural Science that fits an amazingly diverse garden in a relatively small area.This is an ideal spot for picnics and events and will likel...
Beautiful, lush greenery complemented by sculptures, footpaths, a waterfall and other nature-oriented displays.
#3 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
Herman park is a beautiful city park it was founded in 1914 so it's over 100 yrs old and it's just awesome - it's a great place to relax and chill with friends and family Miller outdoor theater offers all types of...
Trails, lakes, fountains, sculptures, monuments, exercise stations, access to the zoo and museum, and so much more make Hermann Park a fantastic place to spend the afternoon or your Saturday with the family.
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#4 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
Conveniently located near the museums and beautiful Hermann park, the Houston Zoo is on the list of must-sees in this amazing Texas city.
Plan to come early so you can observe feedings have time to walk around get refreshments and have time at the end for the kids to enjoy the mini water park! Lots of expansion projects at the time we were there.
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#5 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
Great for biking, walking, jogging; specific place to watch the bats; special occasion venues fairly regular; easy access; awesome dog park with plenty of running space; love biking from home all the way downtown...
Drove thru the park on our bicycles and passed a kids playground, a police memorial, a dog park, plenty of picnic space, rolling hills, trails next to the river, water features, drinking fountains, bridges, pedest...
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#6 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
... driving range, sports fields, an excellent but busy jogging trail, picnic areas, restaurants, wooded areas and adjacency to the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, with its own interesting trails and building.
This park has great jogging and hiking trails, an arboretum, a burger place at the golf center, a Smoothie King inside the tennis center, a swim center, running center (with showers), volleyball courts, baseball d...
#7 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
The gardens are wonderful and a great place to walk and enjoy nature.
We were able to park very close to the venue for $10.00.
#8 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
Gorgeous trees, a playscape, big outdoor art, a large pond, lovely walkways, a few restaurants, a run-through water feature and a fenced dog play area provide some much-needed nature and recreation in downtown Hou...
The park offers such unique views of Downtown Houston, and is really the hub for the various spokes reaching out to Houston mainstays including the Convention Center, Toyota Center, Minute Maid Park and House of B...
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#9 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
Wonderful open air park Great place for a picnic Lovely place to cool off when the heat is too much Just perfect
It is a very peaceful and quiet park, since the park rules prohibit flying kites, skateboarding, bike riding and all sports, including football, baseball soccer and frisbee.
#10 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
It is easy to park and the ushers are wonderful.
#11 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
Great nature place in heart of city near galleria Boardwalks for decompressing Sweet little hands on stuff for kids I think it's free I saw lots of birds, fish, turtles, friendly garter snake, butterflies, geiko a...
The Houston Arboretum and Nature Center is a great stop if you are in Houston and need a mini-retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city.
#12 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
Cullen Sculpture Park
#13 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
Visitors will be amazed, tickled, and impressed by the quality, creativity, and scale of this tidy little art park in a down-on-it's heels neighborhood near U of H. Gorgeous mosaics and friendly artists greeted me...
He was kind enough to take a few minutes and tell me the history of the park - it was a wonderful sit down tour if you will - I would go back in a heartbeat!!
#14 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
Thanks to the information signboards and the restored heritage buildings, I could appreciate the history of the city and the historical significance of the park.
Sam Houston park offers a nice history of the building the park also holds street festivals and allow you to do photo shoots and other events
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#15 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
A Lovely way to Spend in Nature
#16 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
The small water park and rides are conveniently located at the center so it's easy access to the food, gift shops, etc. Perfect family spot, I highly recommend visiting!
... and so many things to see and do at the aquarium, with a live band on stage, fun choo-choo train ride to the Shark Tank exhibit, interesting exhibits of sea-life, amusement park, and the beautiful white tigers.
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#17 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
Wonderful and Unique Park
You walk over the activity lawn to get to the children's play area which is gated off from the rain garden and Park Avenue.
#18 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
Highly recommend this park for all kinds of outdoor activities and it is so close to Houston.
The most beautiful park in Houston for family and children.
#19 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
Love East End Park
You must have a "K" sticker on your car to use the parking area, as this is a private park for Kingwood residents... Don't know if they actually tow though.
#20 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
Nice place to be in contact with the wildlife, nature study and of course take a lot of pictures ... thanks Hannah ;-)
The specialty of the park is dozens of ponds with beautiful lotus and water lilies blossoming in the summer.
#21 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
You feel truly transported out of the busy city into the heart on Mother Nature at her finest..
If you love nature, you have to visit this amazing place!
#22 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
Spanning from Highway 6 to Beltway 8, Terry Hershey Park accommodates bicyclists, joggers and even kayakers.
Small parks with water and toilets near trailheads, water sources along trail.
#23 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
Biking along the Bayou trail system is a wonderful introduction to many small parks and areas of interest; while offering a glimpse into how many locals choose to recreate.
#24 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
It's a little park with soccer fields, and a nice little mini zoo.
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#28 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston
Very recommendable, nice walks, very relaxing looking at bayou, walkers, runners, cyclists, this point gives you the sense of nature and big city at same time
#30 of 49 Nature & Parks in Houston