Visit the Houston Arboretum
Houston Arboretum and Nature Center
The Houston Arboretum and Nature Center (155 acres) is a non-profit arboretum and nature center located in Memorial Park at 4501 Woodway Drive, Houston, Texas. It is open daily with free admission. The arboretum was first conceived by Robert A. Vines, and in 1951 park land was set aside by the City Council for the Houston Botanical Society. (Today's arboretum is somewhat smaller than its initial 265-acre site. ) The children's botanical hall was funded in 1966, and nature center begun in 1967.
Nature Wildlife Relaxation Outdoor Activities Hiking Photography Conservation Family-Friendly Education Forest Outdoor Recreation Outdoor Gardens Bird Watching Environmental Education Trails Walking Picnic Plants Trees Flora Fauna Ecosystem