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Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary

#132 of 298 things to do in Houston Features Animals
440 Wilchester Blvd, Houston, TX 77079-7329
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Hidden Gem

Great for a quiet walk or birding. You can still hear the hum of traffic from the beltway but you... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2017
Charles B
New York
via mobile
A touch with the nature

The Houston weather in August is brutal. Walking outdoor is a challenge, unless you find a place... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2015
via mobile
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Apr 16, 2017
“Hidden Gem ”
Aug 15, 2015
“A touch with the nature”
440 Wilchester Blvd, Houston, TX 77079-7329
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Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Great for a quiet walk or birding. You can still hear the hum of traffic from the beltway but you certainly feel like you've gotten out of the city. About 1.5 walk as you wind through the cross crossing trails.

Thank Charles B
Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

The Houston weather in August is brutal. Walking outdoor is a challenge, unless you find a place like this where you can walk in shade of big trees. E. L. Moore Nature Sanctuary is one of few in the middle of Houston. Grab a book...More

1  Thank I P
Reviewed July 4, 2015

During a family visit to Houston, I needed to get out and have some time with nature. Luckily in the middle of the city I found the Edith Moore Audabon nature preserve. It was a lovely walk on 17.5 acres of trails, and there were...More

1  Thank LisaAdventureDiva
Reviewed April 7, 2015

I have been coming here for over 20 years, and every time I do it seems more beautiful. As the city expands around this piece of paradise, the trees grow older and scenery is that much more special. If you like to hike, walk, or...More

Thank SMPInvestimenti
Reviewed September 30, 2014

A little slice of nature in an urban environment- this is a good way to describe the Edith Moore Nature Sanctuary. It’s the headquarters of the Houston Audubon and one of those places that surprises in multiple ways when you visit for the first time....More

2  Thank Bryan_Carey
Reviewed April 28, 2014

The Edith Moore Sanctuary is a little piece of nature in the city. It is a great area for a nature walk with clear paths, ponds and a creek. There are plenty of benches to sit and enjoy. It is the best area for bird...More

1  Thank Lucy99_13
Reviewed November 13, 2013

We went on a rainy day. There isn't really much here if the weather isn't nice enough to walk the trails or you aren't in a school group. Finding the entrance is pretty tricky if you don't have a GPS since it's hidden in a...More

Thank Llamma2
Reviewed August 21, 2013

I think that the old saying 'Mad dogs and Englishman go out in the midday sun' is correct in my case. Mid August and I cycled the 30 minutes from my hotel to the Edith. L. Moore sanctuary and found myself pretty much alone. Not...More

3  Thank Neil H
Reviewed May 27, 2013

Beautiful venue and trails easy to find. Wildlife is everywhere for example my friends and I saw 2 armadillos just walking around they didnt even seem bothered by our appereance.

2  Thank Ana615
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Carol J
How close to M.D. Anderson Cancer Center? Is public transportation available between?
July 20, 2015|
Response from LisaAdventureDiva | Reviewed this property |
Edith Moore Nature Center is about 16 miles from MD Anderson Cancer Center, or about a half hour drive in Houston traffic. I don't know of any public transportation to get there.