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Shady Lane Park and Importance of Bayous in Houston

Posted: July 9, 2018 at 9:43 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor

Shady Lane Park is a jewel in the Houston park system.  The name of the park gives no hint as to what is found there.  Yes there are trees, so obviously there is shade if visiting this park when the deciduous trees are fully leafed out.  My husband and I visited this Houston park in […]

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Katy Dog Park | 14 Acres of Fun for People & Canine Pals

Posted: March 30, 2018 at 5:25 pm   /   Dog Parks, Houston Metro Area, Katy, Parks & Outdoor

Located in the small town of Katy, Texas the Katy Dog Park is a delightful place in which to spend some time.  The address is 5414 Franz Road, Katy, Texas 77493. My husband and I happened to notice it one day when we were driving in the area.  We decided to stop even though our […]

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Mason Road Park | Small Community Park in Katy, Texas

Posted: March 19, 2018 at 4:40 pm   /   Houston Metro Area, Katy, Parks & Outdoor

My husband and I have been passing Mason Road Park for some time on one of our routes to and from places in Katy, Texas. Last week we decided to stop and check it out. The zip code is 77449. This small six acre park is located on North Mason Road between Clay Road on […]

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Paseo Park Bellaire, TX – Showcases History + Beauty

Posted: February 6, 2018 at 12:46 am   /   Bellaire, Houston Metro Area, Parks & Outdoor

Paseo Park Bellaire, TX. is located on an esplanade in the middle of busy Bellaire Boulevard between the blocks of 4800 to 5000. The zip code is 77401. Homes as well as businesses front either side of this expansive 6.5-acre park.  We choose one of the public parking areas in one of the business lots […]

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Archbishop Joseph Fiorenza Park, a Birdwatching Paradise

Posted: January 19, 2018 at 4:32 am   /   Parks & Outdoor

Yes, Archbishop Joseph Fiorenza Park is a birdwatching paradise, but it is also so much more! This 362.5 acre park located at 4025 Eldridge Pkwy., Houston, Texas 77082 has miles of paved trails which encircle large detention ponds.  In those ponds and wetland areas are islands.  Many migratory birds can be spotted there as well […]

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