Pontoon Boat Ride – Armand Bayou

Join Armand Bayou Nature Center for a relaxing and educational sunset trip as you observe the wildlife of Armand Bayou aboard the Bayou Ranger, our electric pontoon boat. The tour is February 13 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. It departs from Bay Area Park and costs $20 per person.Advance reservations are required. Call 281 […]

Trails and Parks Growing on Cypress Creek

Community Impact News has an article outlining the new parks and trails planned along Cypress Creek in Northwest Houston. This region has a number of hiking, biking and paddling trails thanks to work along the Cypress Creek Greenway and the Spring Creek Greenway. With the goal of having a continuous trail along both these creeks […]

Cupid Cruises on Buffalo Bayou

Hop aboard Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s pontoon boat, Spirit of the Bayou, for a cozy cruise with your special Valentine! Bubbly beverages and sweet bites will be provided during a romantic boat ride in the evening with spectacular views of Downtown Houston. Dates & Times: – Friday, February 12: 6-7 pm or 7:30-8:30 pm – Saturday, […]

Check Out Our 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. […]

Paddle Houston Bayous

Houston is home to a number of very nice paddle-worthy bayous that take you from nature to urban in just a few miles. Grab that kayak or canoe and try one of the trails that meanders through the city. For a map, check out the Bayou Greenways map below. For additional maps of paddling sites, […]

Hike Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

One of the jewels of Houston is the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center on the south side of Memorial Park. If you’re feeling stressed or just out-of-sorts, head to the Arboretum for some peaceful outdoor rejuvenation. While there, head out on one of the many hiking loops in the park. Most of these are short […]

Bicycle Scavenger Hunt at Jesse H. Jones Park

Grab you bicycle and head to Jesse H. Jones Park Saturday, February 6 for a bicycle scavenger hunt. The hunt takes place from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the park and is open to all ages, however, children 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult. The Spring Creek Greenway Trail is the […]

Why is Everyone Moving to Houston?

In an infographic by SpareFoot they have have gathered 6 of the top reasons why people are taking interest in moving to Houston. The one that will surprise many is part of reason #6. Houston has more green space than any other major U.S. city. We, of course, knew that and now everyone else does […]

Brazos Bend State Park Offers Hikes Every Weekend

Join the volunteers at Brazos Bend State Park for at least 3 free programs and hikes every weekend, year-round. A sampling of topics include Creekfield Lake Nature Hike, The Wonderful Lives of Snakes, Alligator Slide Show, Pond Life, Wildlife Viewing and more. All the hikes and programs start at the Nature Center and start at […]