Memorial Park

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Memorial Park

Address:6501 Memorial Dr
Houston, TX 77024

Size: 1,431 acres.
Location:Near the I-10 and I-610 West Loop intersection.
Facilities:Picnic areas, trails, athletic fields.
Activities:Hiking, bicycling, jogging, golf, tennis, softball.
Special Features:Houses the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center (713-681-8433), a 155-acre preserve with more than five miles of self-guided trails that introduce visitors to a pine and mixed hardwood forest, a re-created Gulf Coast prairie, ponds, and a native wildflower garden. Also home to the George and Barbara Bush Presidential Grove, a tranquil area comprising more than 54 native Texas trees of seven different species.

See other parks in Texas.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.

memorial park

A cemetery, usually having grave markers flush with the ground in large open meadows bordered by groves of trees.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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THE Duke of Cambridge called on councils to secure the long-term future of memorial parks honouring Britain's war dead on his first public engagement as president of the Fields in Trust (FiT) charity, in Coventry.
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