Memorial Park & Bike Trails – Houston, TX

Don’t let yourself be intimidated for one second! This is the ideal adult (or family) outing that is FREE and totally spring break worthy. Break out of the house and breathe some fresh air…at Memorial Park!

Drought-Memorial-Park-Houston-TX-Jan-2012Located off Memorial Drive and Loop 610, Memorial Park is the perfect (free) outing for all ages. Whether your little ones need to get out their energy or you need a break from the office, dub this your spring break sanctuary. Spread over 1,503 acres, this park offers a variety of outdoor recreational activities, including Seymour Lieberman Trail, a state-of-the-art fitness center, the Memorial Park Conservatory, and the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center (HANC). Not only is there something for everyone, but there is something for everyone!

Picture016Feeling gutsy? Why not give mountain biking a try! There are trails for all skill levels from beginner to advanced. Heck, you don’t even need a pricey mountain bike – just grab yours out of the garage! They trails are located directly across the Memorial Park Running Loop and are a great way to introduce exercise back into your daily activity. Plus, with all of this beautiful weather, we can’t resist.

Here’s a fun tidbit: pack a little picnic to-go and make an afternoon out of it! It’ll be a great change of scenery from your home or office.

What are your spring break plans? We’d love to hear!

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