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Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

5 stars
Entry type:
Parks and Arboreta

Street Address:
4501 Woodway Dr.
Houston, Texas 77024-7708 (United States)

Phone: 713-681-8433

Click here to visit Houston Arboretum & Nature Center's website

Latitude: 29.7670212
Longitude: -95.4526062

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5 stars Elphaba On June 1, 2008, Elphaba from Rockport, TX wrote:

For a nature park that's so close to downtown, this park is quite a gem. There are lots of trails that are well maintained even though there is no entrance fee. The native vegetation is identified. There's are several butterfly gardens. The pond is full of turtles. I understand that there are three different kinds in the park, but I only saw Sliding Turtles, but they were quite active and fun to watch. I was watching a turtle swimming toward me when I heard a noice right behind me. It was a harmless but beautiful Ribbon Snake. Bird watching was fun too with chickadees, Carolina Wrens, a Little Blue Heron, a Green Heron, lots of Cardinals and woodpeckers. The nature center and gift shop are also very nice.


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