A pocket wilderness in the heart of Houston.

West 11 Street Park

Honors and Awards

The following is a list of honors and awards given by the local community to West 11th Street Park and to the Friends of West 11th Street Park over the years:

  • West 11th Street Park is added to the Buffallo Bayou Loop of the Upper Texas Coast - Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail, UTC 093A, 2018.
  • Trees for Houston Arborist Award, 2013.
  • Houston Beautiful Proud Partners Award (for development of the Wireless Wilderness cell phone tour) 2011.
  • Houston Press "Best of Houston" Award, 2011.
  • "The Park People" Urban Greenery Award, 2009.
  • Mayor's Award for Outstanding Volunteers in Houston, 2008.
  • Houston Beautiful Proud Partners Award (for preservation of the park), 2007.
  • Citizens Enviromental Coalition Synergy Award, 2007.


The Friends of West 11th Street Park would like to thank all the volunteers for both their time and efforts over the years to make this park the success that it is!


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