Address : 8500 Bay Area Blvd, Pasadena, TX 77507, United States
Open hours : Wednesday to Saturday - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Sundays - 12 Noon to 5:00 PM
Contact : +1 281 - 474 - 2551
Entry fee : Free entry for kids under three from Wednesday to Saturday and on the first and third Sunday of every month.
4 to 12 years, 60 years and above - USD 2.
13 - 59 years - USD 4.
Number of animal species : 370
Number of bird species : 220
Area : 2500 acre
Star attractions : Discovery Loop Trail, Mc Govern Children’s Discovery Area, exhibits and live viewing of wild animals
Accessibility : Friendly for specially-abled and people with strollers.
Restrooms : Available at two points on the Discovery loop (main trail) near the exhibits.
Caution : Pets, smoking, drinking alcohol and picnicking are prohibited.
Situated in Pasadena, between Johnson Space Center and the Bayport Industrial District, Armand Bayou Nature Centre is the largest urban wilderness preserve in the United States. It is also the largest migratory bird route in North America as it lies along the Central Flyway. This preserve is a good idea if you want to see wildlife, natural trails and undertake educational activities in a beautiful natural environment of forests, wetlands and prairie.
f you have ample time, do go in for hikes and boat cruises. Alternatively, you can take up their special guided tours on Saturdays to explore the place better.