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Buffalo Bayou Park

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Address: 18-3600 Allen Parkway and Memorial Drive, Houston, TX
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Wish this was in my hometown!

This park has something for everyone. A kiddie park for the little ones, a skate park, a closed in dog area, bike rentals & trails, ducks to feed, plenty of green areas. It was a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Darla J
Dallas, United States
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Dallas, United States
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55 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This park has something for everyone. A kiddie park for the little ones, a skate park, a closed in dog area, bike rentals & trails, ducks to feed, plenty of green areas. It was a really nice way to spend the afternoon, overlooking the scenic Houston skyline.

Thank Darla J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Buffalo Bayou Park now extends from Allen's Landing to Shepherd Drive. The are bike trails, jogging trails, a Police Memorial, water fountains, a cemetery, and even a bar on it. The Houston Bike Share has rental stations along it.

Thank Bicyclesand S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rented bikes from the Bike Barn on Sabine st. It was awesome. I five hours we went downtown checked out numerous places including the underground shops. Had lunch on the buffalo byou, and biked the entire length of this park including Memorial Park. Had a great day. The bike rental made it excellent.

Thank tottercop
San Jose, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The park has lots of wTrails for walker, runners or bicyclists! The routes weave around the bayou and there are interesting historical buildings, sculptures and scenery. I walked two different days with a friend and we had our minimum number of steps before 8:00 AM. The pathways are mostly flat with slight inclines.

Thank Nadene R
The Woodlands, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Creativity amazes me! The city of Houston has a cirque 1926 underground city reservoir and instead of proclaiming it obsolete the Buffalo Bayou Partnership restores and repurposes it into an art space. When we visited the exhibition was Rain by Magdalena Fernandez. It was an interesting light show combined with a soundtrack that I would have sworn was the sound... More 

Thank V_S_Salcedo
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for biking along the river. Touring around we bumped into the Cistern at Buffalo Bayou Park, the underground water reservoir with exibitions

Thank msi2014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This park is pretty massive concidering its in the heart of houston. My family and I come to this park at least once a week. It's a great place for walking trails, biking, running, picnics, beach volleyball, outdoor workouts, basketball, and other Houston events. It also has fishing, kayaking, dog park, playground and a skate park. Fun for any age.

Thank Enna J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have lived in Houston for 15 years and this place has become one of the most beautiful places within the city. There are walking path and restaurants giving you lots of options to expend a wonderful time.

Thank amigmigue
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful park facing Houston downtown. Took a long walk around. Lots of people, dog-walkers, joggers, bikers made the park look safe and friendly. The only down side was the natural part...along the park there is a river with a strong smell, the messy broken trees and wooden pieces spread across the river side took away the feeling of cleanest.... More 

Thank Aleksandra M
Bellaire, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just to walk and see the what the city has done to this area is inspiring. You can ride your bike, walk you dog, visit the dog park or just have a picnic. spending the day just enjoying the sites of Houston is a blast. The trail is super friendly for all the above and it lit up at night.

Thank schultzsmiles

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