Cupid Cruises on Buffalo Bayou

Hop aboard Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s pontoon boat, Spirit of the Bayou, for a cozy cruise with your special Valentine! Bubbly beverages and sweet bites will be provided during a romantic boat ride in the evening with spectacular views of Downtown Houston. Dates & Times: – Friday, February 12: 6-7 pm or 7:30-8:30 pm – Saturday, […]

Check Out Our Map

Check out our map on the top of the home page. click on it and you will be taken to your location with nice little leaves to show you what is in your area. Zoom out, select a search option such as hiking, cycling, etc. and you can see what is in the entire region. […]

Paddle Houston Bayous

Houston is home to a number of very nice paddle-worthy bayous that take you from nature to urban in just a few miles. Grab that kayak or canoe and try one of the trails that meanders through the city. For a map, check out the Bayou Greenways map below. For additional maps of paddling sites, […]

Hike Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

One of the jewels of Houston is the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center on the south side of Memorial Park. If you’re feeling stressed or just out-of-sorts, head to the Arboretum for some peaceful outdoor rejuvenation. While there, head out on one of the many hiking loops in the park. Most of these are short […]

Bicycle Scavenger Hunt at Jesse H. Jones Park

Grab you bicycle and head to Jesse H. Jones Park Saturday, February 6 for a bicycle scavenger hunt. The hunt takes place from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the park and is open to all ages, however, children 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult. The Spring Creek Greenway Trail is the […]

Why is Everyone Moving to Houston?

In an infographic by SpareFoot they have have gathered 6 of the top reasons why people are taking interest in moving to Houston. The one that will surprise many is part of reason #6. Houston has more green space than any other major U.S. city. We, of course, knew that and now everyone else does […]

Brazos Bend State Park Offers Hikes Every Weekend

Join the volunteers at Brazos Bend State Park for at least 3 free programs and hikes every weekend, year-round. A sampling of topics include Creekfield Lake Nature Hike, The Wonderful Lives of Snakes, Alligator Slide Show, Pond Life, Wildlife Viewing and more. All the hikes and programs start at the Nature Center and start at […]

Buffalo Bend Nature Park to Open February 10

Buffalo Bend Nature Park is set to open February 10 with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Located at 2300 S/Sgt. Marcario Garcia Dr., this unique park is just 4 miles east of Downtown Houston. The 10-acre park, located near the Port of Houston Turning Basin, features wetland ponds, hike and bike trails, native plantings, interpretive signage and […]

Photo Class at Katy Prairie

Join bird expert and photographer Glenn Olsen for an outdoor photography adventure around the Indiangrass Preserve to capture photos of the prairie’s winter residents. The class is Sunday, January 31 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This will be a freehand photography class, no blinds will be used. This class is open to adult learners and […]