Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve Grand Opening

Harris County Precinct 4 is celebrating the grand opening of its newest park in Northwest Houston on April 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Situated along Highway 249 and Chasewood Park Drive, the new Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve encompasses 80 acres and features 40-acre Marshall Lake. There is a 1.7 mile paved trail around the lake […]

Hermann Park Kite Festival

Kites will fill the sky over Hermann Park during the Fourth Annual Hermann Park Kite Festival on Sunday, March 26, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to the free festival as kites of all shapes and sizes set sail over Miller hill and around the Jones Reflection Pool. There will be […]

Bassmaster Classic This Weekend

The world championship of bass fishing — the 2017 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods — will be held in Houston for the first time in the event’s 47-year history. Takeoff will begin today at Lake Conroe Park at 7:20 a.m and continue for the next two days. Boat demos are available immediately after takeoff […]

Bassmaster Classic on TV

The Bassmaster Classic this weekend at Lake Conroe will be on TV at numerous times. Select the link below for times and dates. Bassmaster Classis TV schedule

Hike the Big Thicket National Preserve

This week drive to Beaumont and head north to the first preserve in the U.S. national park system – The Big Thicket National Preserve. Encompassing more than 97,00 acres in nine land units, the Preserve is an ideal place to see what East Texas looked like before timber mills, fracking and, well, people. It was […]

Memorial Park Earns Lone Star Legacy Park Status

Earlier this month, Memorial Park became one of only five Texas parks honored with the designation of Lone Star Legacy Park by the Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS). To qualify for consideration, the park must have endured the test of time and become iconic to those who have visited, played and rested on its grounds. […]

Mason Park Ped/Bike Bridge to Open

Please join the Houston Parks Board to celebrate the groundbreaking for the Mason Park Ped/Bike Bridge today at 10:00 a.m. The park is located at 541 S. 75 st. on the Brays Bayou Greenway. All of these new bridges give excellent access from one side of the bayou trail to the other for runners and […]

Spring Fruit Tree Sale by Urban Harvest

Join Urban Harvest March 25 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a sale of fruit trees that are acclimated to our climate and soil. Varieties are subject to availability and will be posted on the website closer to the event. The event is at the Urban Harvest Farmers Market at Eastside St. The address […]

Getting Involved with the Outdoors

One of our partners, Bayou Land Conservancy is holding a Brews and Bayous Mixer for its members and anyone interested in becoming a member. The mixer is April 27 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at 11 Below Brewing, 6820 Bourgeois Rd. in Northwest Houston. Bayou Land Conservancy is the Houston region’s leading conservation easement holder, […]

Sign Up for Ambassador Training for Bayou Land Conservancy

It’s not too late to reserve your spot in Bayou Land Conservancy’s Group V Spring Creek Ambassador Program this summer! Mandatory Orientation starts March 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Spring Creek Greenway Nature Center. There are a total of 5 classes. Ambassadors are trained to do trail maintenance, volunteer for the Spring […]