A Beautiful Autumnal Day in Brazos Bend State Park, Houston, Texas

As one of my last trips before leaving Houston, Texas, I spent a day at Brazos Bend State Park. It was probably one of the most magical places that I’ve seen in / near Houston and I wish that I could’ve had more time to visit again because it would’ve quickly become my favorite spot. I went on a late autumn day, when the leaves were changing color and it was overcast so all of my photos came out *moody*, and they have quickly become some of my favorite photos that I’ve ever taken.

I’m going to keep this blog post short, giving you a bit of information about the park as I usually do, but after that, I’m going to let the photos speak for themselves.

Brazos Bend is located about 45 miles southwest of downtown Houston. There are about 37 miles of trails, a nature center, an observatory at the nature center, camping spots, and… ALLIGATORS! The park has remained open throughout the pandemic, although they now require reservations for day visitors, along with campers. It’s only $7 for a day pass and kids are free. The hiking is easy, since there’s no major mountains, but there are tons of bugs, so be sure to bring some bug spray!

Now, time for the photos ❤

This alligator was HUGE! This photo doesn’t do it justice. It was like 10ft long, maybe more!
Baby alligators!
Orbweaver spider

I loved Brazos Bend State Park and absolutely recommend it to everyone!

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Thank you for reading! Have you ever been to Brazos Bend State Park? Do you like this blog post format, or my typical blog posts? Let me know in the comments below and like this post if you want more like it!

Xoxo’s

Emmalee

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