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Buffalo Bayou Park

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Address: 18-3600 Allen Parkway and Memorial Drive, Houston, TX
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A little green space in a concrete city!

The trail around the bayou is nice to enjoy by walking, biking or running. There are a lot of interesting along the way including the trees, plants and flowers.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The trail around the bayou is nice to enjoy by walking, biking or running. There are a lot of interesting along the way including the trees, plants and flowers.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When not flooded, this is a great small dog and separate big dog park my dog loves! Parking is hard sometimes but well worth it.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful bike trails, walking trails, and a view of Buffalo Bayou, which you can also kayak down. What more can you ask for? Well you will also get fountains and sculptures, friendly Houstonians and the best views of the city. Memorial Park is also lovely, but Buffalo Bayou Park is by far my favorite!

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North Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very well planned gorgeous at night and the place to exercise and be inspired great social events here I want to kayak this

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

large loop you can walk or bike ride along the brown water. It was a bit disheveled after evening storms the night before. Lots of dogs on leashes, saw a dog park, which was flooded. Good 1-2 hour outing for some exercise.

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Hilliard, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The views of the park were a little lackluster, which may be due in part to the time of year combined with the recent frost. However, I walked and biked the entire park, which was really pleasant. If I lived in the area, I would go here for exercise and maybe to read a book, but the scenery would not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Very good walking and relaxing right in the middle of a crazy busy city. Someone really planned well and saved this wonderful area from becoming another business park. It goes on for miles and with nice views of downtown especially in January when we were there. Not hot, not humid, just right. Thanks to Houston planning.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

The Cistern at the Buffalo Bayou Park has until June 4, 2017 a terrific light and sound show in the dark sem-underground space with shallow pool of water. Vistors are led in the around the perimeter while images are projected onto the forest of concrete columns and sounds of booming storms and rain reverberate in one's chest. Art as spectacle!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

In Houston for a visit, it's a good town to get outdoors. Houston has miles of in-city trails to walk, jog or bike. Buffalo Bayou Park is located in the center of Houston. It paths and trails along its namesake bayou are a wonderful way to experience the city outdoors. The park extends a few miles. There is a restaurant/cafe... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We walked the whole loop of 8.5km. Great view of Downtown Houston through the trees. If you live nearby it's certainly a great park to spend time outdoors but not really worth the second trip from further afield.

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