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The first public park in Houston provides a wooded site with picnic areas, running trails, lots of on-leash dog walking areas, the Houston Zoological Gardens, a public golf course and an outdoor theater featuring plays and live music.
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The park has several parts: the Houston Zoo, the Miller Theatre, the Japanese Garden, the McGovern Lake, Reflection Pool, Sam Houston Monument, etc. It is nice to go for a walk, plenty of trees that offer good shadow for hot days.
Husband Had just gotten out of hospital, out of isolation and wanted some sun, so we ate lunch here. needless to say he thoroughly enjoy the park, It was out first time there, A park employee took a photo for us. and 2 employees were...More
We spent the afternoon here after visiting the Centennial Gardens next door and had such a great time. I loved walking around the waterway, taking pictures, playing frisbee in the open area and just being in nature. It's a large park and nicely groomed. Loved...More
For years this was a absolutely amazing park and I know that is the population grows it’s going to become more crowded but the facilities are looking tired the lawn is burnt and it just simply wasn’t the experience that we were hoping for
A very easy Park to walk around, it is really a great place to go . It was during a heat wave so very nice to wander are among the trees.There is no charge so even if you do not have much time you can...More
Drove through the park a number times during my five days in Houston. The Mecor Fountain is beautiful. The park looked great and I would liked to have had time to play the golf course there. Next time I will plan to spent time in...More