Hike Brays Bayou

The Brays Bayou Hike and Bike Trail was developed in the early 1970s when the bayou channel was paved. Luckily we have stopped paving the bayous since then. Although this hike is just over 9.7 miles, you can continue to on making the out-and back route more than 20 miles long. This is a moderate […]

Houston Continues to Make Streets Safer

Allen Parkway and Memorial Drive run parallel to Buffalo Bayou park, making this one of the more attractive roadways in Houston. It is a great area to walk, run, cycle or just hangout but the roads are dangerous and the traffic goes way to fast. Houston has decided to help out all of us on […]

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 […]

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