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Memorial Park

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Address: 6501 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX 77007-7021
Phone Number: 713-845-1000
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Popular among bikers, hikers, roller bladers, ball players and spoiled dogs...

Popular among bikers, hikers, roller bladers, ball players and spoiled dogs (on leashes, please!).

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The "Heart" of Houston

This amazing park in the near heart of Houston is a treat with unbelievable options. So many people (including me) come for the exercise. But others come to relax, fly a kite... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Houston, Texas
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61 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This amazing park in the near heart of Houston is a treat with unbelievable options. So many people (including me) come for the exercise. But others come to relax, fly a kite, or spend time with friends. There are unlimited things to do including golf, mountain biking, birding, and the nature conservancy. One could spend "forever" here.

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Houston
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You cannot miss the runners as they circle the park on a 3 mile track. There are fitness stations along the way, too. You can play golf here, play tennis or just enjoy nature. Plenty of places to picnic and grills to cook on. (Please clean up before you leave.) A special note for cyclists: Right across the street is... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice place for joggers. A medium sized park with some driving ways around it. Take care when you plan to go across the driving ways.

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Bellaire, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Our visionary city fathers reserved many areas of green space for the city of Houston. Memorial Park and Hermann Park are the largest, but are in excellent company with several dozen other parks throughout the city. Memorial Park extends from the 610 loop West to Crestwood drive on the East, from interstate 10 on the north, to Buffalo Bayou on... More 

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Thank Gabriel H
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Still one of the most popular spots for jogging in Houston, this 3-mile (almost) loop makes for a great place for people spotting and heavy sweating. If you're a tourist visiting town, however, keep in mind that it is only one loop circling a golf course, and surrounded on all sides by medium to heavy traffic, so not exactly Central... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

A great 3 mile loop plus a lot of other trails should you eventually get bored with the loop. It is great 9 months out of the year, dries up quickly after a rain, but a bit steamy in the summer.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

This park is a really good experience for meditation, walking, breathe, relax and enjoy alone or w your couple where you can expend a very good time in houston

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

I love this park for jogging, you can be there at anytime during the day any day of week, path is well conserved since it was resurfaced. Always good vibes around. I love it.

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Thank Lui C
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59 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

After the drought the park really looked different, lots of lost trees but the city and conservation group has done an excellent job of revitalizing a lot of the landscape. The park is beautiful, lots of space, nice lighted running trail, bike trails, dog friendly and lots of play spaces for little ones. Since they've opened up Buffalo Bayou park... More 

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Houston, Texas
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77 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Beautiful place for a stroll or jog, even a weekend drive with no traffic downtown. The first time I was here, I had no idea this caliber of park would be in this area. But here it is. Plenty of trails, plenty of people, even on the weekend when the rest of the downtown is dead. If you live near... More 

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