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 […]

Join Hike It Baby for Daily Hikes in the Houston Area

This group is just too active and awesome not to re-post this for the new year. Isn’t social media great? I was sent this message from the branch leader of a new group in Houston called Hike it Baby about local hikes that are held throughout the year on various trails. This is her post […]

Eco-Art Kayak Adventure in East End Lagoon

Sponsored by Artist Boat, this kayak tour is May 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the East End Lagoon of Galveston island. It is $50 per person and is appropriate for children as young as 5 years old. Artist Boat provides inspiration and education through unique coastal experiences. Our lead guides are ACA certified […]

Lunch Bunch at Mercer Botanic Gardens

Love the minimalist look of the succulent? These low-maintenance plants come in a variety of colors and textures that are perfect for terrariums or mini living walls. Lee Rowell, owner of Exotics, Plants & Treasures, will demonstrate the basics of succulent design May 9 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Mercer Botanic Gardens. Bring […]

BioBlitz at Big Thicket National Preserve

Big Thicket National Preserve is hosting a BioBlitz on Saturday, May 12th. This will be a fun and unique way for the public to spend a day in the preserve and expand their prior knowledge of the local flora and fauna. The event begins at 12:00 a.m. and ends at 11:59 p.m. Park rangers and biologists will be on site […]

Yoga and Zumba at Levy Park

Levy Park may be the newest park to open in Houston but they have already set up numerous classes to get you moving and outdoors. They currently have Zumba, hula hooping, Tai Chi, and yoga. Come enjoy a yoga class Sundays at 10:00 a.m. and if you are really feeling up to it, Zumba at 11:00 […]

Wellness Walk at Buffalo Bayou Park

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths Wellness Coaching. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk May 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed […]

Hike Halls Bayou Trail

Most of the bayous in Houston have wide concrete hike and bike trails that either run along the top of the bayou or wind from the top down into the bayou and back up to the top. The Halls Bayou Trail is a 3 mile trail that runs between Hirsch Road and Bretshire Drive near […]

Sunday in Nature – Armand Bayou Nature Center Free Sunday

Join Armand Bayou Nature Center for a day of FREE ADMISSION sponsored by Dow Chemical company on Sunday, May 6 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Designed to inspire families to get outside and to foster an appreciation for Armand Bayou and the natural world, the staff will focus on a different topic each month. Free […]

Paddle Trails Near Houston

For a list of paddle trails in and around Houston, you might want to check out the Bayou Preservation Association website. Their site offers the following: Described below are public areas to put in and take out a canoe or kayak, and several recommended trips. To make locating each route easier, Harris County Key Map pages […]