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Gazebo in Mason Road Park

Mason Road Park | Small Community Park in Katy, Texas

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

Mason Road Park 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 on North Mason Road between Clay Road […]

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Paseo Park in Bellaire, TX Showcases History + Beauty

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

Bellaire Boulevard Park Paseo Park in Bellaire, Texas 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 […]

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Archbishop Joseph Fiorenza Park

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

Archbishop Joseph Fiorenza Park 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 […]

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Great White Egret at Keith-Wiess Park

Keith-Wiess Park | Natural Beauty in Northeast Houston

Posted: January 16, 2018 at 9:35 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor

Keith-Wiess Park Thanks to the generosity of James and Margaret Elkins people in our city are now able to enjoy the fabulous Keith-Wiess Park located in the northeast part of our city.  The address is 12300 Aldine Westfield Road, Houston, Texas 77093. They donated just shy of 500 acres to the City of Houston with […]

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Flower in Wiess Park

Wiess Park – Home of Houston Parks Board

Posted: December 27, 2017 at 9:43 pm   /   Parks & Outdoor

Wiess Park The Houston police department used to have their mounted patrol and canine units located in what is known as Wiess Park.  They relocated to a new location in 2009.  That is when restoration of this small 16-acre park took place. The land was acquired in 1941 according to the posted sign.  Back then […]

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