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Best parks in Brazos River

Outdoor Event Space
“One of the favorite spots to read a book, ride a bike, walk your dog or just chill around”
812local recommendations
“Klyde Warren Park is a 5.2-acre public park in Downtown Dallas, Texas. Feel free to explore Downtown Dallas and of course don't miss the free Trolley ride.”
288local recommendations
Botanical Garden
“This is a little bit of a drive. 40 minutes. It’s so beautiful. They change the theme every season. It’s just so pretty. Pack a lunch, you can take wine, and go to the arboretum for a pick if. Or pick up tacos at Torchys tacos on the way! Yum. ”
173local recommendations
“Oasis in the middle of downtown Houston. Lots of benches to sit on, shade trees, dog park area, water splash for the kiddos and play ground, coffee shop and restaurant.”
216local recommendations
“Fantastic experience with nature! Special events such as Birding 101 and Star-Gazing. FYI—get reservations online before you go.”
81local recommendations
“Expansive park featuring a golf course, Japanese garden, a natural science museum & a kiddie train. Perfect place for a quick run or just to walk around green scenery. ”
125local recommendations
“Bike along Buffalo Bayou With miles of urban bike trails, it turns out that Houston is a great place to work up a sweat. One of the best spots in town for this is along Buffalo Bayou through Eleanor Tinsley Park. Ride the curvy trails over hills and old-fashioned bridges into downtown and back, enjoying a view of the skyline along the way. If you don't have your own bike, rent one from one of the many Houston bicycle stations in the area (that will cost you money, though). You can also go for a jog, or enjoy a leisurely stroll. ”
151local recommendations
“Beautiful place to swim! Requires a reservation though, which you can get online. There are spots from 10am to 2pm or 2pm to 6pm. The reservations keep the park from getting over-crowded which you will appreciate once you are there. There are tree ropes for swinging in to the cool and lazy river and lots of shade if you want to fall asleep with a book under the Cypress canopy!”
56local recommendations
Botanical Garden
“Stroll through the beautiful gardens...stop at the ponds, rose garden, Japanese gardens and Garden restaurant for a bite to eat!”
56local recommendations
State / Provincial Park
“All times of the year the falls are magical. This is a great place to bring the kids ** check their local site in regards to pets.”
74local recommendations
“I love the Dallas Zoo. If you're visiting December through February, they have discounted tickets. Weather is often VERY nice that time of year. You can even take the DART down there and enjoy the ride!”
49local recommendations
Other Great Outdoors
“Popular hiking trail from Zilker Park running north and west along the creek bed.”
218local recommendations
Botanical Garden
“FREE! The tea garden is surrounded by greenery, coy ponds, and is located right next to the San Antonio zoo! A great place to take a stroll and get a nice family photo! ”
68local recommendations
Monument / Landmark
“A State Park with fabulous trails and you'll travel beautiful roads to get there.”
28local recommendations
Other Great Outdoors
“Spring-fed pool, a garden, beautiful trees, a lovely privately-owned legendary spot just down the road.”
59local recommendations
“Historic riverside park with trails, picnic & play areas, athletic fields & miniature train rides.”
61local recommendations