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Armand Bayou Nature Center

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8500 Bay Area Blvd, Pasadena, TX 77507-1818
+1 281-474-2551
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Nice park, nice to walk

Gives a rare opportunity to be away from it all. When I was there, not too many others were seen... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile
wonderful for a nature-based get away for the afternoon

Best to go when its cooler. Nice walk through nature, quiet and lot to see - water, prairie... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Michelle E
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Not-for-profit wildlife refuge and wilderness preserve on the southeast side of Houston.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“natural place” (2 reviews)
“nice walk” (2 reviews)
“houston area” (3 reviews)
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8500 Bay Area Blvd, Pasadena, TX 77507-1818
+1 281-474-2551

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gives a rare opportunity to be away from it all. When I was there, not too many others were seen. Three nice walks, not too long for an inexperienced hiker as I am

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Best to go when its cooler. Nice walk through nature, quiet and lot to see - water, prairie, wildflowers, bison, a small area with tress and plants being cultivated, farm equipment. Wonderful for photography as well.

Thank Michelle E
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Great place for hiking and walking enthusiasts. Three trails, each a little over a mile. Real bison on the property. Refurbished 1850 farm, buildings, and wind mill. check out the birthing center. Many beautiful birds, reptiles, animals for the whole family to learn about. Don't...More

Thank 2bucketgirls
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This place has so much potential but seems to not want to be a better place than it is. It is truly beautiful but most of the beauty is not accessible to the person because the trails do not walk along the bayou by the...More

Thank DOUG H
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Maybe I was expecting too much. Took the trails, but there really isn't that much to see. The "farm" was nice to tour although the farm house only allows you in three rooms.

Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

They offer so many programs, especially to kids. The summer and winter camps are well organized. Good place to learn about local plants and animals.

Thank Ann G
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Inexpensive, accessible, educational, and fun. Bison, history, marshes, snakes (saw 2 in the wild), turtles (saw many), lizards (saw several), alligators (didn't see any), beautiful trees, flowers, vintage farmhouse (didn't go in), many birds. Beautiful, informational, relaxing place. We--3 older adults, 1 younger (40s) adult...More

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 5 March 2017

For more than 20 years, I'd passed by this area with no idea it was a nature refuge. I moved off to central Texas where birding and an appreciation for nature blossomed. In discovering many wonderful places during that time it was when I moved...More

Thank Aj G
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Now this rating is relative to all of the natural areas, nature centers, arboretums and forests I have been to within 1 hour of Houston, TX. It is based on wildlife sightings, size, scenery, etc. ---- This is a fee-based site. They are closed on...More

Reviewed 19 January 2017

Should you need to get away from the hectic life of daily living this is the place to go. Come to the Bayou to let it all go. In your mind that is! Walk down one of the many walkways. Stop for a few minutes...More

Thank Sandra P
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aimee r
15 February 2016|
Response from capitolhill_1401 | Reviewed this property |
When we were there a few weeks ago it was mosquito-free.