Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center (by appointment, for programs)
3997 River Drive
Houston, TX 77017
Nature Center: Birding, Nature Education, Walk
The center is open to the public by appointment only or while attending a program, or if you wish to visit the Houston Audubon gift shop (call 713-640-2407). The center is the education campus and home to Houston Audubon’s education department. Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center (SBUNC) is a picturesque 1.1-acre sanctuary located in historic Park Place on the original channel of Sims Bayou. The center contains a log cabin, barn, gazebo, gardens, pond with native plants, boat dock and seasonal wetland trails that afford a unique opportunity to experience nature in a dense urban setting. It is located next to Charlton Park and the Glenbrook Golf Course. (For unscheduled visits, go to Houston Audubon’s Edith Moore Nature Sanctuary and Visitor Center at 440 Wilchester Blvd, Houston, TX 77079; Open 365 days a year – Gates open at 7 AM and close at 7 PM, 9 PM in summer).