Hike Faulkey Gully Hike & Bike Trail

Northwest Houston has been adding hiking trails at a pretty good rate the last few years along Spring Creek, Cypress Creek and some of the bayous. 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 paved trail that makes for a […]

Art In Parks All Over Houston

Getting outdoors and enjoying great art is what the Art In Parks program is all about. With over 91 pieces of art in 24 parks throughout the Greater Houston area, you can tour the parks looking for each work of art like a scavenger hunt. The easiest way to find the art is to use […]

Houston Arboretum Bird Survey

Calling all experienced birders! Help the Houston Arboretum monitor bird populations throughout the year on the third Saturday of every month. Meet in front of the Nature Center at 8:00 a.m. and join a member of the Arboretum’s conservation team as they walk the trails documenting bird activity. Please bring your own binoculars. The event ends […]

Farmers Market at City Hall

The Urban Harvest Farmers Markets bring the bounty of the garden to Houstonians at City Hall every Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. year round, rain or shine. Growers offer locally-produced vegetables, fruits, farm products, dairy products, prepared foods, cut flowers and plants. Our colorful markets support a number of family farms and boost […]

Sunday in Nature – Armand Bayou Nature Center Free Sunday

Join Armand Bayou Nature Center for a day of FREE ADMISSION sponsored by Dow Chemical company on Sunday, November 18 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Designed to inspire families to get outside and to foster an appreciation for Armand Bayou and the natural world, the staff will focus on a different topic each month. Free […]


Kayak Rides at Discovery Green

Join Bayou City Adventures at Discovery for 15 minute kayak rides on the lake. Children must be signed in by a parent or guardian, no exceptions. This is a great way to see if you or your kids like to kayak. Parents, you don’t have to ride if you do not want to. You have the […]

Prairie Plant-A-Thon at Sheldon Lake SP

Join Sheldon Lake State Park for their annual prairie planting event November 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.! Spend the morning getting your hands dirty by planting native grasses and wildflowers. Volunteer to be a part of our ongoing project to restore over 400 acres of beautiful native prairie habitat! This is a great event […]

Hike Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge

About 40 miles south of Houston on I-288 is the Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge, home to more than 400 species of wildlife. Its marshes and prairies create some of the richest environments on Earth. Two hunting areas exist – the Christmas Point Public Waterfowl Hunting Area and the Middle Bayou Public Waterfowl Hunting Area. Check […]

Martyn Farm Harvest Festival at Armand Bayou

Step back in time to the 1890’s for old fashioned fun for the entire family at Armand Bayou Nature Center November 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children’s games, crafts, General Store, wagon rides, woodcarving, blacksmithing, food and much more! Adults are $12. Seniors and children 4-12 years $8. Group ticket sales are available. […]

Check Out Get Out Here Houston’s Map

Check out our 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 region. […]