Terry Hershey Park

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LOCATION

15200 Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas 77079

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HOURS

7 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Open daily (Closed Thanksgiving Day, Dec. 24-25, and Jan. 1)

FEATURES

  • Hike & Bike Trail

  • Picnic Area

  • Exercise Station

  • Playground

  • Terry Hershey Park spans 496 acres, with over 11 miles of trail. The park runs parallel to a roughly 6-mile stretch of Buffalo Bayou, and was named for a champion of the bayou, Terry Hershey, a conservationist who campaigned in the mid-1960s to keep the banks of Buffalo Bayou from being paved. Park amenities include: exercise stations, picnic area, playground, pavilion, and trail access.

    PARK SIZE: 496 acres

    TRAIL LENGTH: 11.05 miles