Directions & Parking

Street Address

Nature Discovery Center
7112 Newcastle, Bellaire, TX 77401

Google Map directions

Driving Directions

The Nature Discovery Center is located in Russ Pitman Park at 7112 Newcastle, Bellaire, Texas, just inside West 610 Loop, between Bellaire Blvd and Evergreen.

Note: During Gateway Project renovations, the north parking lot will be closed. Please park at the south end lot off of Evergreen Street and make your way up the main path through the park to the nature center.

From West 610 heading south: Take the Bellaire Blvd exit. Turn left onto Bellaire Blvd and go two stop lights to Newcastle. Turn right onto Newcastle, go approximately 0.4 miles, go passed the Nature Discovery Center sign, and continue on to the next traffic light at Evergreen Street. Turn right onto Evergreen and then take your next right into the parking lot at the south end of the park.
From West 610 heading north: Take the Evergreen exit. Turn right onto Evergreen and proceed toward Newcastle. Before the light at Newcastle, and across from Evergreen Pool, turn left into the parking lot at the south end of Russ Pitman Park.


Hours of Operation

   Discovery Rooms

  Tuesday - Friday  (closed Monday)
  Noon - 5:30 p.m.

  Saturday and Sunday
  10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

 Nature Discovery Center Office

  Monday - Friday  (closed Monday)
  9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Nature Discovery Center is closed on the following holidays:  New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, the Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Day, and Christmas Day.

 Russ Pitman Park

    7 days per week
    6 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.




Last Updated on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 07:46 AM
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