Volunteer With Artist Boat

Artist Boat and CITGO are hosting a series of volunteer work days at the Coastal Heritage Preserve in Galveston throughout the year. Volunteers are need to steward the land by performing a variety of tasks to ensure that this unique habitat is protected for future generations. Some of the volunteer work day activities include raising […]

Let Me Plan Your Saturday

October 3 is so full of activities, it’s hard to choose what do so I’m going to make a suggestion on how your Saturday could go. First ride the Park to Port Bike ride from Hermann Park to the Port of Houston, eat a nice lunch at one of the many outdoor cafes in Houston […]

Hike Huntsville State Park

When I was writing 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Houston Huntsville State Park was one of my favorite hiking sites. It has a bit of elevation change and is quite beautiful in the fall and spring. There are 21 miles of hiking trails that wind throughout the park but three I will mention here are the […]

Bike Houston’s Bayous with BikeHouston

Join BikeHouston Advisory Board Member Michael Skelly October 4 at 8:00 a.m. for a three hour bike ride. He will lead this slower, educational ride from Market Square (by NikoNiko’s). This is a no drop ride designed to show riders where they can ride on Houston’s Bayous. It is usually 60 percent on paved surfaces. […]

Last Reminder of Buffalo Bayou Park Grand Opening Event

This is your last reminder of the official completion of the incredible improvements to Buffalo Bayou Park by Buffalo Bayou Partnership and its Grand Opening event. Mark your calendar for October 3 from 1:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for the opening of one of the best urban parks in the country. You are invited to […]

Help Houston Parks

Everyone is invited to attend a Mayoral Forum addressing important issues around parks, greenspace and access facing the next Mayor. All Houstonians interested in parks, bikes and waterways are encouraged to attend. The meeting is Thursday, October 1 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion, 1500 Hermann Drive. This is […]

Check Out Our New Map

Check out our new map on the top of the home page. click on it and you will be taken to your location with nice little leaves to show you what is in your area. Zoom out, select a search option such as hiking, cycling, etc. and you can see what is in the entire […]

Catch a Glimpse of Fall This Weekend

The weather this weekend is predicted to be beautiful and a bit fallish. Get out there and a enjoy a good hike, paddle, bike ride, or hammock swing.

Hiking J. J. Mays Wildlife Trace

For a unique hike east of Houston head to the J. J. Mays wildlife Trace located on the banks of the Trinity River. There is a 4.8 mile out-and-back trail that follows along the river with boardwalks and some paved sections with wheelchair access. The trace is named after Joshua Jackson Mayes who owned one […]