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Houston Arboretum & Nature Center, Houston

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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4.3/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web
Houston Arboretum & Nature Center is located in Houston. Houston Arboretum & Nature Center is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Houston Edition.
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  • The Nature Center is just GREAT. I was there last year for an organic foods class, it was fun and we got to eat but the instructor, "Kristina" is a little bit too hard-core and scares people, LOL. No,...  read more »
  • When visiting the Arboretum, we at first did not put on any bug spray-- big mistake!! They have complimentary bug spray in the lobby- highly recommend using it! We walked the inner loop to see a pond ...  read more »
  • I have been enjoying the arboretum for the past 30 years. It is a fun nature walk and I especially enjoy going after a Sunday brunch. (It is a great way to work off those calories.) You get to see all...  read more »
  • Relaxing trails that help you escape the hustle of the city. A great place to get lost and find new adventures. Lush greenery around ponds and trees and overlooking the bayou and hillsides... Near the Bermuda Triangle. The only trail in Houston that top this may be the Ho Chi Minh Trail, which is one of the Top 10 Trails in the world.
  • Honestly I only ended up here because it is a nest for Pokemon. But I was not all disappointed by the views and the serenity that came along with it. Great place not so much after dark though. Then it starts feeling like you're apart of the Blaire Witch Project or something lol.
  • A wonderful little forest hidden within the hustle and bustle of The Galleria. Trails and small bridges over streams wind their way through the Arboretum. I would recommend to bring some bug repellant, especially during the summer, because mosquitos could make your experience less pleasant. There are weekly events that offer learning experiences for all ages and also some alcohol infused events for adults only. The arboretum was founded in 1967 and is one of the oldest nature education facilities in Texas. The offer guided tours and you can even rent out areas for weddings. Pretty cool place to visit or for a change of scenery. Make sure you dress appropriately though - there are some bugs and possibly snakes.
  • Really really pretty. You can chose which path to take and it's really easy on your feet to walk taking the inner loop. Looks like what Houston might have looked before urbanization. Tons of POKESTOPS and poke gyms. A lot of Voltorb. I do agree though, some of the plants look overgrown and uncontrolled. I still recommend though. Drinks are fairly cheap. A lot of elbow room.
  • A bunch of mosquitos and very long and quiet trails,I never thought such a place would be hidden in Houston. Also really awesome place to stock up on supplies for pokemon and also a very good place to grind!
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