Volunteer at Buffalo Bayou Park

Houstonians, ages 9 and up, are invited to join Buffalo Bayou Partnership for community-wide volunteer day on January 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Buffalo Bayou Park. Whether volunteering as a large or small group, or individually, your efforts will lead to a healthier environment and a more aesthetically pleasing amenity for all to […]

Sims Bayou Trail to Get New Trail Surface.

The 2-mile stretch of Sims Bayou Greenway from Martin Luther King Blvd. to Scott St. will be enhanced with a new 10-ft. wide concrete trail, replacing the old asphalt trail currently in place. Construction begins January 2017 and is expected to be complete spring 2017. The project will be managed by the nonprofit Houston Parks […]

Bayou City Adventures

Stand Up Paddle Boarding on Buffalo Bayou

Come out January 20 and enjoy some time on Buffalo Bayou and see a side of Houston you haven’t seen before. Stand up paddle boarding is a great way to get out and enjoy the day while getting some exercise. Rentals are at Lost Lake at Buffalo Bayou Park. All skill levels are welcome and […]

Houston Arbor Day at Houston Arboretum

Celebrate the Arboretum’s 50th anniversary with a very special Arbor Day from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on January 21 at the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center! Enjoy free, fun activities for the whole family, including guided tree hikes, woodturning demonstrations, crafts, seed and sapling giveaways, food trucks, and more. Arbor Day Activities and Crafts: […]

Kayak on Buffalo Bayou

Come out and enjoy some time on Buffalo Bayou and see a side of Houston you haven’t seen before. Join Bayou City Adventures January 15 all day. Kayaking is a great way to get out and enjoy the day while getting some exercise. All ages and skill levels are welcome and encouraged. Check out this […]

51 Super Places Along the Bayou Greenways

Below is a program from the Houston Parks Board that is sure to get you outdoors and exploring. Through the Bayou Greenways 2020 project, Houston is in the midst of developing 150 miles of greenways and trails along its extensive network of bayous, which will offer a whole new way to see and explore the […]

Take a Hike Any Day in Houston

Take a hike and I mean this in only the nicest way. Get outside and take a hike, hop a ride, or paddle a boat. Just get out here, Houston. Hike Brazos Bend State Park, Stephen F. Austin State Park, Huntsville State Park, Buffalo Bayou Park, Brays Bayou, Sims Bayou, Heights Hike and Bike Trail, […]

Volunteer at Sheldon Lake to Help Restore the Prairie

Every Tuesday join volunteers from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to help with the ongoing restoration of an historic tall grass prairie. Activities include separating and potting rescued grasses, planting mature grasses, and collecting seed. No training necessary. Held at Sheldon Lake State Park and Environmental Learning Center, 15315 Beaumont Highway, Houston, TX 77049. Sheldon […]

Sign Up for Ambassador Training for Bayou Land Conservancy

It’s not too late to reserve your spot in Bayou Land Conservancy’s Group V Spring Creek Ambassador Program this summer! Mandatory Orientation starts March 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Spring Creek Greenway Nature Center. There are a total of 5 classes. Ambassadors are trained to do trail maintenance, volunteer for the Spring […]

Hike to the Dog Park at Buffalo Bayou Park

If you haven’t made it to the Johnny Steele Dog Park in Buffalo Bayou Park, you just might want to incorporate a hike and a dog outing at the same time. The weather is great and the dogs are itching to get outside. This is the largest dog park in Houston and is located in […]