Herman Park 10K Year Round

We headed to Houston on Friday morning.  We started walking at 8:00 am (45 degrees and sunny) and had a great walk.  The walk started at the Wyndham Hotel at the Medical Center.  We passed this park at the corner of Main and Holcomb.

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Walk Route followed streets by the UT School of Nursing, Biomedical Science and School of Public Health were we saw some nice landscaping.

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We continued past the Medical Center and saw this statue on Cambridge Street.

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We followed a nice trail that circled the golf course.

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There were birds sunning themselves at the edge of the ponds in the golf course.

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We walked on a nice path to the golf course club house.

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We passed another nice pond that was reflecting this cypress tree.

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The walk route took us to the Museum of Natural History where this statue is located.

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We walked some of the Museum District before heading back into Herman Park where we passed the Miller Outdoor Theatre which is being renovated.

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Passing the theatre we continued on to the Pioneer Memorial Monument complete with reflecting pool just like Washington’s Monument.

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We eventually ended up back on Main headed back to the walk start.  This is a nice area for walking.

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I am an avid Volksmarcher. I belong to the Trotting Texas Turtle club in Killeen and the Texas County Walkers in Mesquite.
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