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Memorial Park, Houston

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Memorial Park is located in Houston. To visit Memorial Park on your holiday in Houston, and find out what else Houston has to offer, use our Houston itinerary planner.
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  • August 12, 2017
    Well maintained running path with several waterpoints along the way. Starting point has a parking area and restrooms where for a small fee you can shower ($0.75) and rent a towel ($1.00) as well as fi...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    A great place to hang out, is much too large and it can not go all walking, so choose a zone and enjoy
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  • July 12, 2017
    Golf course is very good with some excellent holes and around the course is a running or walking track which is very nice and pleasant. A real plus for Houston and lovely green area.  more »
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  • July 8, 2017
    It was the arboritum in memorial park. It is truly a great place for adults and kids and its free! All kinds of beautiful walking trails! You can take your dog also. The inside discovery area was very interactive for kids and we spent two hrs in there alone. We got to play with real snails.
  • July 8, 2017
    As if the park isn't BIG already...they are adding to it. My sole purpose for visits is to run the trail. So if you're looking for a great exercise route, 1 lap around it is approx. 3miles. You can always count on others to be out here any time of the day. Bug repellent may be needed bc some parts are woody and heck it's Houston. Dog owner? Dogs are totally a normal site to see but be kind and leash up the pup. Enjoy!
  • April 18, 2017
    Excited to explore this park more. This is one of the major parks inside the 610 loop. For people visiting the city, I would recommend Buffalo Bayou Park and Herman Park as first stops over this, as they are more scenic. Great big city park for locals to enjoy 4/17/17 UPDATE: have now explored this park a bit more. It is absolutely huge. There are many beautiful trails through the woods here that make you feel like you are out of the city (albeit with slight sound of the freeway). If you need to escape from the city bustle but don't want to go far, this park is great. I still wouldn't tell tourists to go here over other major/manicured parks in the city, buy it is a gem for those who live here.
  • April 23, 2017
    Love running here or taking visiting friends here for a 3 mile walk around. Parking can get tough but there's always a spot, just have to search a little. They offer all types of running, hiking, volleyball, mountain bike trails and on. Nice place in the busy concrete city.
  • July 4, 2017
    I love this park!! Nice trails, nice arboretum, nice 3 mi jogging loop. Large old trees, plenty of shade. Something for everyone here.

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