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Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Botanical Garden, Nature Preserve, and Trail
Washington Avenue - Memorial Park, Houston
  • Juan L.
    "Very nice hiking trails"(2 Tips)
    Tom M.
    "Nature trails through dense forest in central Houston."(2 Tips)
    "five miles of hiking trails through forest"(2 Tips)
    "I love coming here, so peaceful."(2 Tips)
29 Tips and reviews
  • trails
  • hiking
  • picnics
  • flowers
  • quiet
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  • Miriam G.
    One of my single favourite places to take a walk in the entire state of Texas.
  • Tom M.
    Tom MillinerOctober 13, 2016
    Nature trails through dense forest in central Houston. Free admission.
  • Sachin S.
    Sachin ShahSeptember 16, 2016
    Great running teails and place for photography
  • Jordan C.
    Jordan CantuJuly 28, 2016
    Lots of great trails in a big forest secluded within Houston. Busier in the morning. Most trails are stroller friendly if you have kids. (Photo by my 4 year old)
  • Wynne W.
    Wynne WalkerJuly 12, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Get outside Houston! Take your kids and dog too. Birding is great. Lots to see and do.
  • Marty M.
    Marty MartinFebruary 20, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Love all the nature trails
  • Amyn Z.
    Amyn ZindaniDecember 25, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Make sure to pack bug spray
  • Andres N.
    Andres NovoaNovember 9, 2015
    This is an excellent green space inside the loop by the Galleria area. The trails are variable in length so you can go for however long you want! Check the map before leaving the info center!
  • Snow R.
    Snow RunnerAugust 18, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    The kids love it here!
  • Juan L.
    Juan LanzagortaJune 21, 2015
    Very nice hiking trails
  • Diane R.
    Diane RMarch 12, 2015
    This is a gem!!! There are so many different activities/events offered, give it a try!
  • Marni
    MarniOctober 20, 2014
    Beautiful park in the middle of the city.
  • Mary S.
    Mary SkinnerApril 12, 2014
    A nice hike, but not many flowers.
  • Mandy J.
    Mandy JordanOctober 17, 2013
    One of the best places I've ever visited. You forget your in downtown Houston.
  • Henry C.
    Henry CadenaOctober 5, 2013
    Free trail walks. Beautiful flowers. And falcons ?
    SAMANTHA MCSHANAugust 27, 2013
    Omg this is really nice miss this trail ! It reminds me of NYC in the fall weather with today's temp I think I'm home sick
  • celli59
    celli59January 26, 2013
    I love coming here, so peaceful. Great educational programs and events
  • Memorial V.
    Memorial VoteJune 10, 2012
    Vote for this park at: park with most votes gets $100,000.00 to renovate from CokeSaveLike
  • Scott V.
    Scott Van MetreApril 6, 2012
    Nice trails in the woods.
  • CultureMap Houston M.
    Visit the Nature Center where kids can enjoy learning with interactive exhibits and the Discovery Room.
  • Leana D.
    Leana DDecember 23, 2011
    This place is a quiet haven amongst the crazy city. Great for studying, couples, or just some time for reflection amongst nature.
  • Kim M.
    Kim McGawOctober 29, 2011
    Coggie Pearson trail has more incline, more views.
  • Tim T.
    Tim ThraerynSeptember 27, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Finest place to sit and read in all the city. Read more
  • MoveInSpecials d.
    MoveInSpecials dotcomJanuary 5, 2011
    fruit bars are great
  • Dora
    DoraJuly 23, 2010
    There are five miles of hiking trails through forest, meadow, and wetlands here. Powered by
  • Amie
    AmieApril 23, 2010
    They rent meeting rooms...great unconventional place to hold a meeting in a very relaxed setting. Read more
    HISTORYApril 6, 2010
    This 155-acre non-profit nature sanctuary provides education about the environment to Houstonians of all ages. It plays a vital role in protecting native plants & animals in the heart of the city.
  • Tiffany M.
    Tiffany McElweenieFebruary 13, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Hands down my favorite place in Houston! Lots of adult classes as well as for kiddos! Yoga in the woods every Thursday @ 5:45-6:45
  • Kim M.
    Kim McGawFebruary 11, 2010
    Fantastic place to walk your dogs! Dogs can even get a PAWS membership. Outstanding oasis in the city.
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