As part of the Houston Museum of Natural Science, the George Observatory offers access to large telescopes for watching the night sky. Additionally, the Expedition Center and Discovery Dome host a range of educational activities throughout the year.
With 13 miles of trail alongside primitive equestrian campsites, Brazos Bend has plenty to keep horse-lovers occupied. Explore the park on horseback and experience the great outdoors at a slower pace.
The Nature Center at Brazos Bend State Park offers vacationers the chance to learn about the park's three ecosystems. Take a closer look at the resident alligators, snakes, and tarantulas or pick up a few souvenirs to take home at the gift shop, which is open during the week.
Brazos is home to a diverse mix of wildlife including alligators, over 300 species of birds, white-tailed deer, and a variety of fish, reptiles, and insects. Other mammals here include feral pigs, raccoons, squirrels, river otters, bobcats, foxes, and more.