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Houston Arboretum and Nature Center


(Kid Friendly Nature Center)

4501 Woodway Dr
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 681-8433
The 155-acre Houston Arboretum offers visitors a place to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and explore local flora and fauna on five mile
The Discovery Room is open Tue-Sun, from 10am to 4pm. Birdwatching enthusiasts are sure to enjoy the trails, too, as over 160 species of birds have b
Hours: Daily, 8:30am-6pm (building is open 9am-5pm)
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Last verified: 7/3/2009

17 Comments about Houston Arboretum and Nature Center
"A great place to leave it all. Take a hike on the great trails. Listen to the birds, the bees, the scurrying of unseen animals. The trains on Sunday m" - citysearch.com
"Did my daughter's birthday party here in November and this place is WONDERFUL.  They organized a 2 hour party for her consisting of:  a " - yelp.com
"Houston Arboretum & Nature Center (HANC) is the greatest outdoor classroom Houston has to offer. Bring your family and you will all learn about nature" - citysearch.com
"Houston Arboretum and Nature Center is a great place to go when you have nothing to do. It was extremely fun and joyful. I recommend going on the week" - insiderpages.com
"I love nature! If you are ever stressed out, come here and just walk on the trails and look at the animals and relax.  I came here after a long " - yelp.com
"I seriously think this is a hidden gem. Now, if you are from any place outside of Houston you will probably not be very impressed. My Aunt came down" - yelp.com
"I visited the Houston Arboretum after reading the 8 previous "rave reviews" on this site. I was disappointed to discover that this place was" - yelp.com
"If you have never been here and live in Houston you must go. I was shocked to find out how many people had no idea about this awesome place. I would " - yelp.com
"Is your beau bugging you to go primitive camping? Why not suggest an urban forest event, so you don't have to scout for a bathroom in the middle of th" - citysearch.com
"One of the best places in Houston to walk a basset hound. Interesting plants, too. But the dog liked it more than we did..." - citysearch.com
"The arboretum is 155 acres of habitat and is mapped with five miles of foot trails. The dense vegetation screens city sounds; bird-watchers can concen" - citysearch.com
"The Houston Arboretum is a real gem! Best Houston has to offer in terms of natural habitat, and a staff that is welcoming and eager to help us learn m" - citysearch.com
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