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8 Houston Area Parks to Visit with Children

Updated: Mar 31, 2022

Spring is fast approaching which means nice weather for the Houston Area! Take advantage while it lasts by planning a visit to the best parks Houston has to offer. Here are eight Houston Area Parks every child should visit!

Hermann Park

Located in the Heart of Houston, Hermann Park is a 445-acre urban public park designed to bring families and communities together. It offers many attractions and opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, from riding a train along the Hermann Park Railroad, enjoying playtime at the Buddy Carruth Playground, hopping on a pedaling boat on the McGovern Lake, to walking peacefully at the Japanese Garden, jogging along the trails, and sitting down on a picnic blanket for lunch, this park guarantees a wholesome experience for any age group!

Location: 6100 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030

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Buffalo Bayou Park

A 160-acre park located west of downtown Houston. It is famous for its bike and hike trails, beautiful gardens, and paddle and bike rentals. It is also home to the Johnny Steele Dog Park, the Daniel Nature Play area and Picnic Pavilion, and the Eleanor Tinsley Park. This multi-purpose park is designed to inspire a love for nature and outdoor adventure for the whole family!