Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Learn more about these thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a “bat girl” docent, guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou. The tour is May 26 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and leaves from Allen’s […]

Hike Kleb Woods Nature Preserve

Kleb Woods, located in far northwest Harris county, was part of a family farm owned by one of the original German descendants to the Cypress area in 1840. It became a nature preserve in 1994 and has grown ever since. There is a nature and history center, picnic areas, restrooms, a hiking trail and campsites. […]

Guided Photography Hike at Armand Bayou Nature Center

Armand Bayou Nature Center offers unique opportunities to capture that great photograph. During the walk, the guide will identify flora and fauna while giving you a new appreciation of the magnificent scenery and photo opportunities offered at the Nature Center. Camera required. Ages 12-adult. $10 Advance reservations required. 281 474-2551 ext 10 Armand Bayou Nature […]

Comprehensive Guide on Geocaching

Jenny from the website Hobby Help has written a comprehensive guide to get you started in geocaching. Here is just a short excerpt from it: Geocaching is an outdoor activity in which players use GPS technology to search for geocaches. These are hidden or camouflaged containers placed all over the world by other members of […]


Kayaking in Sugar Land

Come on down to Sugar Land Memorial Park to rent a kayak for just $10 per person for 30 minutes May 26. Explore the lake and all the amazing wildlife living in the area. You can even go fishing from the kayaks. All of this provided by Bayou City Adventures, who also rent kayaks and paddle board […]

Artist Boat Bucket Brigade Beach Tours

Join Artist Boat on a free Bucket Brigade Interpretive Beach Tour May 26 -28 and explore the creatures and features that make Galveston’s coastal and marine ecosystems so special! Tours last approximately one hour and involve hands-on activities to give visitors an appreciation for Galveston’s different but not “dirty” beaches. Bucket Brigade Tours explore questions such […]

Bay Explorations at Galveston Island State Park

Meet Galveston Island State Park’s volunteer and park ranger guides at the Nature Center at 10:00 a.m. May 20 for a 75 minute exploration of the bay side of the park. The bay side is where the hiking trails in the park exist as well as some of the observation towers that give you a sweeping […]

Farmers Market Bike Ride

Life in H-town is constantly evolving, in a large part thanks to our local Farmers Markets.  Did you know many of our local restaurateurs shop at the markets each week for handcrafted cheeses, local produce, baked goods and locally sourced organic meats?  Join Bayou City Outdoors May 19 at 8:30 a.m. for a tour of the farmers markets in the Heights […]

Hike the Timber Lane Utility District Parks

Many of the Municipal Utility Districts (MUDs) in the unincorporated parts of the Houston area have been building parks and hiking trails the past few years in many north and northwest Houston neighborhoods to help with flooding and to add amenities to areas that are not serviced by other agencies. One that you really should […]

See The Cistern in Color

Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) commissioned pioneering artist Carlos Cruz-Diez to create a site-specific work for the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern, a 1926 underground city water reservoir that BBP restored, repurposed and revealed in 2016. Color, movement and perception are the primary subjects in the work of famed Franco-Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez (b. 1923, Caracas). In […]