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Houston Area Parks

Houston is such a  sprawling city with busy highways and an amazing downtown, that it can be easy to forget about the great park system. When you need to get out and enjoy a bit of nature, the City of Houston has a webpage set up to help you find the perfect outdoor spot for you and your family. You can choose from different activity types and even find out which parks are scheduled to be closed for improvements.

Many art exhibits are also installed in the parks. The Agnes Moffitt Park is now home to a sculpture called “High Plains Drifter”. This large metal work is eye catching and fun for kids to figure out how the name fits.

High Plains Drifter is a fascinating modern sculpture

High Plains Drifter is a fascinating modern sculpture

Other Activity Resources

This site also has information about other local activities and attractions from the Houston Zoo, Museums, and even links to the dog parks around Houston. If you are searching for after school activities for your kids, you will find information here. Looking for a community pool? Or maybe a skatepark where you can really shredd it? All of that and more is found through the City of Houston Parks Website. If you are not able to find the information you are looking for, the website has a great search function that we tried out and it actually works!

Houston is a vibrant place to live and there is so much to do and see! Leave a comment and share your favorite local activities!

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