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The Nature Discovery Center is home to the Russ Pitman Park and the Henshaw House and located in Houston, TX. The Russ Pitman Park is a lush 4-acre oasis and animal habitat. Visitors can stroll, play, picnic, and explore nature. Other special places...more
A stunningly nice wildlife zone and a "Villa" with lots of free programs for children and also entertainment for walk-ins. And they upgrade continuousey: more live animals (snakes, turtles, tarantulas), more volunteers that allow you to pet the animals, soap-bubble days and fun demonstrations for...More
My husband and I live within a mile of NDC and visit at least monthly. No matter the season, this is an oasis within our urban environment with beautiful paths, native plants, water features, birds, etc.
I recently visited the Nature Discovery Center in Russ Pitman Park in Bellaire for a school field trip and what a wonderful surprise it was! The old restored home on the property has been transformed into a fun and educational house of learning. There are...More
One of the best places to find migrating birds inside the 610 loop. A small park with a nice collection of native vegetation and a water features to attract birds. Birders post spotting on a white board. There is an excellent naturalist who conducts birding...More
Took my 4year old for storytime back in July. He loved it as he got to pet the rabbit and the rooms upstairs was a great adventure as we got to see some turtle, snake, reptiles, etc and play some more.
We didn't walk the...More
We went for the monthly birding walk and were not disappointed. Mary Ann is knowledgeable about not only the birds we were interested in, but their habitat and song and the trees and other wildlife on site. This was our third visit and we'll be...More
Sorry, we are a City of Bellaire Park and dogs are not allowed in any Bellaire parks. You are welcome to walk your dog along the Newcastle St Trail in front of our park but our park and nature center are dog free. thanks