Hike Galveston Island State Park

This weeks hike is to go to the bay side of Galveston Island State Park and hike the many trails and loops. There are suggested trails on the Galveston Island State Park map but I have listed all the loops and trails below. Freshwater Pond Loop .68 Freshwater Pond .25 Duck Lake .19 Prairie Trail […]

It’s Not Too late to Sign Up for Park to Port Bike Ride

The third annual Park to Port Bike Ride will be held on Saturday, October 15. The 20-mile ride will start in Hermann Park and travel east along Brays Bayou to the Port of Houston, where there will be a turn-around party, sponsored by the Port of Houston Authority, with snacks, music and activities at Brady’s Landing. Riders will […]

Tour de Cure Bike Ride Saturday

The Houston Tour de Cure is one of the top ten events in the nation and largest in Texas. It is being held Saturday, October 1 starting at the Katy Mills Mall at 7:00 a.m. Whether you’re a novice or an avid cyclist, we have the distance that’s right for you. Each route offers SAG, […]

Parking Day in Houston Last Week

Who attended Parking Day last week where parking spaces were transformed into parks? The event has only been going on for a few years but it seems to be growing traction. Each year the event is held the third Friday of September and parking spots are turned into mini parks with benches, grass and more. […]

Canoe Buffalo Bayou

Come out and enjoy some time on Buffalo Bayou and see a side of Houston you haven’t seen before. A canoe ride is a great way to get out and enjoy the day while getting some exercise. All ages and skill levels are welcome and encouraged. Children must be signed in by a parent or […]

National Public Lands Day at Hermann Park

National Public Lands Day is the nation’s largest single day volunteer effort to improve and enhance the public lands Americans enjoy. You can lend a hand for habitat restoration in Hermann Park’s Bayou Parkland September 24 from 9:00 a.m. to noon. For more information or to sign up, email [email protected] Each year Hermann Park Conservancy […]

Hike the Parks of Precinct 4

Harris County Precinct 4 is home to the most parks in the county. I have taken this list from the Precinct 4 website so that you can see what is there and maybe head out for a hike, a paddle, a bike, or just a picnic. 100 Acre Wood Preserve Bane Park Bayer Park Burroughs […]

New Mile Markers for Marvin Taylor Trail in Memorial Park

If you love to jog or walk on the Park’s Marvin Taylor Trail you have probably noticed the bright orange markers on the curb along the trail. Now it’s easier than ever track your distance with eleven new markers installed at quarter-mile intervals. The first marker was installed at the head of the trail near […]

Artist Guided Mural Tours of EADO

Ride with a Graffiti / Street Artist as your tour guide! 90 min. mural and street art sight seeing with brief stops and interesting facts about Houston arts and culture.  $38.00 + taxes and online processing fee. Meet at The Graffiti & Street Art Museum, 2219 Canal Street, Houston, Texas 77003  24 hour notice for full […]

Autumn Plant Sale and Market

Enjoy a day shopping for unusual plants and trendy garden items in the courtyard and shaded portico of Mercer’s east side September 24 from 9:00 am. to 3:00 p.m.. The exciting selection of plants offered by The Mercer Society includes a wide variety of budded camellias, along with specialty plants, and other garden-related items from a variety of vendors. […]