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 […]

America’s Most Improved Cycling Town

Check out the article in Bicycling Magazine listing Houston as America’s Most Improved Cycling Town. Houston, We have Less of a Problem

Owl Prowl Olympics and Bay Hike

If you’re one of the lucky souls who has Friday off, head out to Galveston for the Owl Prowl and Bay Hike from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Galveston Island State Park. The volunteers will take you to explore the beautiful sunset over the prairie and Galveston Bay ecosystem while looking for owls. As the […]

Xtreme Hummingbird Xtravaganza

Since Autumn is hummingbird season in Texas, the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory in Lake Jackson is celebrating with an Xtravaganza. Autumn is when these tiny creatures move southward to Mexico and Central America and on September 20 from 8:00 a.m. to noon you can see these itty bitty birds being banded. You can also adopt […]

Heights Culture Cycling Tour

We could all use a little culture so why not get some on a bike ride through the Heights. Join Bayou City Adventures as they explore one of Houston’s most unique neighborhoods. Established in the 1890’s The Heights has experienced many changes before becoming one of Houston’s hottest neighborhoods. Come learn the neighborhood history and […]

Prairie Month is Coming

Prairie Month 2014 is coming this Fall. Running from October 6 through November 15, this is a multi-event happening at various locations in and around the Houston Gulf Coast region. Some of the events currently scheduled are Greenhouse Tour, Katy Prairie Bioblitz, Restoration Roundup @ Seabourne Creek Park, Prairie Pandemonium @ Armand Bayou Nature Center, […]

Hike Faulkey Gully Trail

For a short hike and bike trail in north Houston, head to the Faulkey Gully Hike & Bike Trail. This 1.9-mile trail extends from Lakewood Forest Drive to Guernsey Road and accommodates hikers, bicyclists, strollers, wheelchairs, and scooters. It is a concrete trail but worth the almost 4 mile out and back hike. Most of the […]

Hunting and Fishing Licenses Online with TPWD

You can now install an app to give you all the hunting and fishing information you need including bag and catch limits as well as restrictions and fishing reports. But the best thing you can do with this very slick app is purchase your licenses online and have them on your phone. No more looking […]

Take Me Outdoors Houston Event

Texas Parks and Wildlife is hosting the 6th annual Take Me Outdoors Houston event Saturday, September 13 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Discovery Green. This free event is open to everyone, especially families  with activities such as fishing, paddling, crafts, buffalo soldiers, and a live Birds of Prey demonstration. Now in its sixth year, the Texas […]