ArBOOretum – Trick or Treat Outdoors

ArBOOretum - COME TRICK OR TREAT IN NATURE’S NEIGHBORHOOD! The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center is hosting their annual ArBOOretum Saturday, October 25 from noon to 5:00 p.m. Bring your trick or treaters to the Arboretum so they can experience Halloween in nature. At ArBOOretum all the little goblins and ghouls and their parents are invited […]

Hike Halls Bayou Trail

Most of the bayous in Houston have wide concrete hike and bike trails that either run along the top of the bayou or wind from the top down into the bayou and back up to the top. The Halls Bayou Trail is a 3 mile trail that runs between Hirsch Road and Bretshire Drive near […]

Nature 101: Domains & Kingdoms at the Arboretum

Hike the Big Thicket

Join Brandt Mannchen on a journey of discovery to the rarely visited prairies of close by  Big Thicket National Preserve. Hosted by NPAT & Houston Sierra Club, this event takes place Saturday, October 25 from 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.. Click here to register and get directions. Carpooling is available at the Starbucks parking lot near Beck’s Prime […]

Owl Prowl Olympics and Bay Hike

Head to Galveston Island State Park Friday, October 14 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for the Owl Prowl Olympics and Bay Hike. See how some animals are amazing athletes while you explore the beautiful sunset over the prairie and Galveston Bay ecosystem. The weather is going to fantastic and the colors in the sky […]

Huntsville State Park Video

If you’ve wanted to visit Huntsville State Park but haven’t gotten around to it, view the video below compliments of Texas Parks & Wildlife Department to help make up your mind. The park is beautiful this time of year and offers miles of hiking, a great lake to fish or kayak and numerous campsites.

Free Day at Armand Bayou Today

Join Armand Bayou Nature Center for a day of FREE ADMISSION sponsored by Dow Chemical company today from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. This once a month program is designed to inspire families to get outside and to foster an appreciation for the arboretum and our natural world. Each month the arboretum will focus on […]

Zombie Apocalypse Walk Today in Galveston

Galveston Island State Park is hosting a Zombie Apocalypse Walk today, October 18 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the park. Grab your kids and head to Galveston to learn how to live without all your comforts of life. Have you wondered about your abilities to live in the wild, such as after an […]

Grand Opening of McGovern Centennial Gardens

The old rose garden at Hermann Park has been rebuilt as the McGovern Centennial Gardens, which is located on the northeast side of the park next to the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Join Hermann Park Conservancy Saturday, October 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for the grand opening of the gardens. The new […]

Hike Goose Creek Stream Greenbelt Trail

This 4.8 mile out-and-back trail follows the shores of Goose Creek from Tabbs Bay. It winds through two parks before exiting onto a hike and bike trail along TX 255 and Goose Creek. The Greenbelt is an ongoing project in Baytown that extends from downtown Baytown to Bayland Park Marina. There is not much traffic […]

Learn to Fish at Galveston Island State Park

Take the family to Galveston Island State Park Saturday, October 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon for a morning of fishing and learning. Families can learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities. Fishing is one of the easiest and most relaxing things you can do with your children. Off course the catching […]