Hike George Mitchell Nature Preserve

The George Mitchell Nature Preserve  is a 1,700 acre nature preserve set aside for the enjoyment of the community and to protect one more piece of land along Spring Creek. As part of the Montgomery County Spring Creek Greenway, this park will help connect and protect up to 12,000 acres of forest on both sides […]

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Fall Native Plant Sale

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center is hosting their Fall Native Plant Sale October 4 and 5 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at their location on Woodway. Head over to buy plants to start turning your yard and garden into a native landscape. Using native plants in your yard is beneficial for a variety of […]

Free Audio Walking Tours of Houston

Hear Our Houston is a collection of public-generated audio walking tours of Houston and some of the great sites. There are dozens of tours on the website and more are added all the time. In fact, you could add your own if you have insights into some parts of Houston that others may find interesting. […]

Lunch with the Birds

Spend lunch on hump day with the birds of Bellaire. Whether you are a novice or an expert bird watcher, join a free guided bird walk with the Nature Discovery Center in Bellaire through Russ Pitman Park on October 1 from 12 noon – 1 p.m. This free event is the perfect way to spend lunch […]

Nature Programs – Brazos Bend State Park

Join the volunteers at Brazos Bend State Park for free nature programs and hikes every weekend, year-round. Today is the Creekfield Lake Nature Hike at 10:00 a.m., a talk on Animal Tales at 11:30 a.m., The Wonderful World of Snakes talk at 1:30 p.m. and a session on Gotta Have Gators at 3:30 p.m. All […]

Katy Triathlon at Firethorne

Head out to the Rotary Club of Katy’s 22nd Annual Katy Triathlon at Firethorne September 28 from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. to cheer on the participants. Located at 28100 Firethorne Rd. this triathlon includes a 500-meter lake swim, 12-mile bike race, and three-mile run in and around Firethorne off FM 1463 in Katy/Fulshear.  Hosted […]

Nature Dusk Paddle Tour

Join Bayou City Adventures on their Nature Dusk Paddle Tour of Armand Bayou. Similar to Greens Bayou, Armand Bayou is a slow moving bayou with lots of wildlife. You will see tons of birds, fish, and maybe even an alligator. The tour is roughly 3 hours starting at 4:00 p.m. and stretches over 6 miles. […]

Hike George Bush Park

George Bush Park is located in far west Houston off of Fry Road and I-10. It connects to Terry Hershey park where you can hike or bike all the way to Beltway 8 and then into the City to Buffalo Bayou Park. This unique trail is all asphalt and concrete and does not require you to […]

Fall is Here

This weekend we have 41 events posted and that is just a fraction of what is available to help you get outside and enjoy the changing Houston weather. This weekend is suppose to be rain-free (as of now) and it looks like a great time to explore that new activity you always wanted to try […]

Houston – City of Parks

Check out the article in the Houston Chronicle by Molly Glentzer titled “Houston: City of Parks?!”. Just to give you a snippet of what is in the article, here are the first two paragraphs: Here’s a thought that didn’t come from the folks who brought us that awkward “City of No Limits” slogan: Houston – […]