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Buffalo Bayou Park

18-3600 Allen Parkway and Memorial Drive, Houston, TX
+1 713-752-0314
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“dog park” (20 reviews)
“skate park” (15 reviews)
“bike ride” (7 reviews)
18-3600 Allen Parkway and Memorial Drive, Houston, TX
+1 713-752-0314
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great park with extensive trails that run along the bayou; it has some beautiful bridges and interesting sculptures along the way. We like to go there to walk; the bathrooms are few and far between though so plan accordingly. This weekend we...More

Thank volcanogirl
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Sure nice park. I ride my bike 3 times a week there and I give up counting the amount of broken into cars every time. At least 25+ per day. This city is low class nasty.

1  Thank jack v
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We ride several times a year, we are always amazed at how the trail is below so many sites of downtown, and the theater district. Park along Allen Parkway for easy access.

1  Thank Larry A
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I love going to this park, it has beautiful paths, downtown views, very peaceful in the heart of the city of Houston, Absolutely love it!

Thank Nina I
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed walking this park and seeing the sights. The bayou offers some of the best views of downtown

Thank Charles V
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

My son and I rented some of those bikes a went riding around the bayou. I love Houston and it was so awesome to get to experience this with my boy.

Thank dgcollins975
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The trail on both sides of Buffalo Bayou near downtown Houston has been here for MANY years, but the city has really improved the look and functionality! Now there are two trails, one for walkers/joggers only, and one for bikers. Great dog park, and a...More

1  Thank JohnAndEllenTX
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We stayed close to the park and enjoyed its open spaces. enjoyed seeing the bats leave their roost for the evening.

Thank st3insc
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We really enjoyed walking and running in this park. There are separate paths for walkers/runners and bikes, which makes it easier for both categories to enjoy. There are a lot of bridges throughout the park, so you can turn around to go back at several...More

Thank goldies3
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Run, bike, picinc, chill with your pup! THe park looks wonderful and is close to downtown Houston. Love it!

Thank Kat5409
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27 July 2017|
Response from JohnAndEllenTX | Reviewed this property |
Kim. There are a number of bike rental and drop off stations in the downtown area. You pay for bikes at a rack, and don't have to drop them off at the same rack! Since we live here, and prefer walking instead of cycling, we... More
17 March 2017|
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Response from msi2014 | Reviewed this property |
Hi see the buffalobayou site. Wednesdays through Fridays, 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm (3:00 pm tour is Historical) Saturdays & Sundays, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm Tours every 30 minutes.
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23 September 2016|
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Response from Leonard C | Reviewed this property |
Lots of parking space. It's not so large so you can park at any of them. Also, call the Park staff and they can give you more details.