See Armand Bayou at Sunset on a Pontoon Boat

Join Armand Bayou and Nature Center for a relaxing and educational sunset trip to observe the wildlife of Armand Bayou aboard the Bayou Ranger, an electric pontoon boat. The trip runs from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and departs from Bay Area Park. You must call ahead for reservations at 281-474-2551, ext. 10. While there […]

Nights on the Katy Prairie

Katy Prairie Conservancy is sponsoring Summer Science Nights throughout the summer at the Indiangrass Preserve at 31950 Hebert Rd. in Waller. The next class is July 29 where your kids can learn how to be a cowboy. These classes are a great way to enrich your child’s understanding of science in the best laboratory of […]

Early Registration for Park to Port Bike Ride

Ride the bayou trails on Saturday, October 3, 2015 The Centennial Park to Port Bike Ride was so popular that we are bringing it back this year! Take a bicycle journey along Brays Bayou from Hermann Park to the Port of Houston. The 20-mile round trip ride gives you a different perspective of our city and its […]

Hike the 129-Mile Lone Star Hiking Trail

While we may not have the Appalachian Trail here, we do have the 129-mile Lone Star Hiking Trail that is recognized as a National Recreation Trail. Just north of Houston, you can hike segments of the trail or hike the entire trail camping along the way. Located in the Sam Houston National Forest, the trail […]

Check out Houston B-Cycle

Houston B-cycle is a “bike sharing” program that works as an additional transportation alternative for people living and visiting Houston. If you just want to get from point A (home) to point B (work), check out a B-cycle and leave your car at home. With yearly rates, this is really a cost-effective way to get […]

White Oak Bayou Trail Open

The new White Oak Bayou trail was dedicated July 9 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony by Mayor Annise Parker. The new trail by the Houston Parks and Recreation Department runs from Alabonson Road to Antoine Drive. This new hike and bike trail is part of the first of six TIGER (transportation investment generating economic recovery) grant-funded […]

Galveston Harbor Tours

While most of us have taken the Bolivar Ferry from Galveston to Bolivar, how many of us really know anything about Galveston Harbor? Here’s your chance to learn. See Galveston Harbor up close aboard Seagull II, Texas Seaport Museum’s 50-foot twin-engine motor vessel. Meet at the Texas Seaport Museum at 220 Harborside Drive in Galveston for a […]

Brazos Bend State Park Re-Opens

After the floods on Memorial Day weekend and the tropical storm in June, Brazos Bend State Park has re-opened. The park was closed for just over a month while crews and volunteers cleaned up after the floods. See the article by Mihir Zaveri of the Houston Chronicle. Houston Chronicle