On the Water at Discovery Green

Head to Discovery Green today from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. to learn the basics of kayaking and paddle boarding. Offered by Bayou City Adventures, these classes are inexpensive and a great way to see if you might want to pursue either activity further. Kayak rides are $5 and are 10 minutes long with instructions […]

Armand Bayou Nature Dusk Paddle Tour

Join Bayou City Adventures Saturday, September 5 on their Nature Dusk Paddle Tour of Armand Bayou. Similar to Greens Bayou, Armand Bayou is a slow moving bayou with lots of wildlife. You will see tons of birds, fish, and maybe even an alligator. The tour is roughly 3 hours starting at 4:00 p.m. and stretches over […]

Visit Largest Cypress Forest on the Texas Coast

Lake Charlotte and Cedars Hill Park in Chambers county offers camping, kayaking and wildlife viewing in one of the largest cypress forest on the Texas coast. Located off west of FM 563, this area offers visitors plenty of outdoor fun in the north part of Chambers County. Head to Cedar Hill Park to put your kayak […]

Visit a Coastal Prairie

The coastal prairie located in south central Texas is the southernmost tip of the tallgrass prairie prevalent in the Midwest of the U.S. Once covering 9 million acres, the prairie today covers less than 99% of that area. Most of the prairie has been lost to agriculture, urbanization, and range improvement. What remains is under […]

First Day of September and the End of August

I know it’s still hot but there is still something nice about August being done and September starting. I guess it goes back to the start of a new school year and the beginning of something new. I just always feel a little cool in the air and see the light outside changing ever so […]


Kayak Polo at Discovery Green

Join Bayou City Adventures Wednesday, September 2 from 7:15 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for a game of kayak polo on the lake at Discovery Green Park. If you miss it, don’t despair there will be polo matches every Wednesday night. These games are only for adults ages 18 and up and cost $5 per person […]

New Hunting and Fishing Regulations

Now you can view the new hunting and fishing regulations on your phone as well as, buy any licenses using the new Texas Parks & Wildlife Department app. Before heading out on your next hunting or fishing trip, get the 2015-2016 Outdoor Annual with the latest hunting and fishing regulations. Pick it up when you […]

Swift Night Out Events

Join The Houston Audubon Society for their family-friendly ‘Swift Night Out’ events this fall. Check your calendars and see if you can help count the swelling numbers of Chimney Swifts migrating through Houston. You will watch Chimney Swifts swoop and soar over their roosts and count them as they enter their chimneys. There are often […]

Hike the Big Thicket National Preserve

This week drive to Beaumont and head north to the first preserve in the U.S. national park system – The Big Thicket National Preserve. Encompassing more than 97,00 acres in nine land units, the Preserve is an ideal place to see what East Texas looked like before timber mills, fracking and, well, people. It was […]

Houston Skyline Kayak Tour

Join Bayou City Adventures Saturday, August 28 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for the Houston Skyline kayak tour, which is one of the best ways to view downtown Houston. The tour is roughly 3 hours and stretches approximately 7.65 miles from Woodway Memorial Park to Sabine Street. You will navigate through the beautiful scenery and landscapes […]