Hike Faulkey Gully Hike & Bike Trail

Northwest Houston has been adding hiking trails at a pretty good rate the last few years along Spring Creek, Cypress Creek and some of the bayous. This 1.9-mile trail extends from Lakewood Forest Drive to Guernsey Road and accommodates hikers, bicyclists, strollers, wheelchairs, and scooters. It is a concrete paved trail that makes for a […]

City Proclaims Today as Houston Wilderness Day

City of Houston Council Member, Jack Christie presented a proclamation yesterday at City Hall to recognize today as Houston Wilderness Day. Houston Wilderness is a broad-based alliance of business, environmental and government interests that acts in concert to protect, preserve and promote the unique biodiversity of the region’s precious remaining ecological capital from bottomland hardwoods and […]

Images of the Soon to Open Levy Park

With the Grand Opening of Levy Park this Saturday, February 25 I thought I would share some of the photos of what looks like an amazing new park space in Houston. The weather is going to be amazing. Head out and have a great day.

Volunteers work to remove non-native species and introduce natives to Russ Pitman Park..

Work day for Families at Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary

Join Houston Audubon at the Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary  February 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to help protect and restore our natural areas.   Activities include gardening, stream clean up, filling bird feeders and baths, litter pick-up, native gardening, trail maintenance and invasive species removal. All volunteers must pre-register by the Wednesday before the work day […]

Levy Park Grand Opening

Levy Park is holding a Grand “re-Opening” with an all day event February 25 that will showcase the newly-designed urban park. There will be a ribbon cutting to kick-off the event by Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner at 10:00 a.m. This all day event will end with a live music performance on the Pavilion at 6:00 […]

Free 5k at San Jacinto Battlefield

Come join The Houston Wellness Project for a FREE 5K February 19 at 8:00 a.m.!  Yes, you heard right. It’s FREE!  ALL paces are accommodated including walkers!  Want to test your speed, assess where you are with your training, race your buddies, exercise with your whole family or just start running or walking for better health, then […]

Breakfast on the Bayou – Pontoon Boat Ride

Start your weekend by enjoying a leisurely morning drifting down Armand Bayou February 18 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. aboard the Bayou Ranger, Armand Bayou Nature Center’s electric pontoon boat. This trip through the heart of the nature center presents an uncommon opportunity to watch and learn about life on the bayou and observe […]

Hike Big Creek Scenic Recreation Area

The Big Creek Loops consist of four short loops just inside the Big Creek Scenic Recreation Area that are part of the Lone Star Hiking Trail (a 128-mile trail north of Houston) . Access all four loops from Forest Service Road 217 off FM 2666. With a combined distance of 2.7 miles, these loops are easy to […]

Future Changes to Memorial Park

Memorial Park Conservancy has developed a Master Plan for how to improve and change the park to incorporate more of the acreage with the new Eastern Glades. Inspired by the original 1920s Master Plan for Memorial Park by landscape architects Hare & Hare, the Eastern Glades introduces new amenities within an approximately 100 acre area of […]

Happy Valentines Day

While Valentines is not a holiday and not really enjoyed by many, I hope you have a wonderful day. Get outside, if possible. The weather may not be that great but maybe this is the day you plan that next outdoor event. Kayak Buffalo Bayou, hike the Spring Creek Greenway, fish Galveston Bay, go to […]