Art In Parks All Over Houston

Getting outdoors and enjoying great art is what the Art In Parks program is all about. With over 91 pieces of art in 24 parks throughout the Greater Houston area, you can tour the parks looking for each work of art like a scavenger hunt. The easiest way to find the art is to use […]

Scat and Track Trek at Sheldon Lake State Park

Explore the park and look for the clues animals leave behind! The trek is January 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. We will search for tracks, scat, and other signs. All events and entry into Sheldon Lake State Park are free. Meet at the pond. Sheldon Lake State Park

Tai Chi Outdoors at Jesse H. Jones Park

Interested in trying a new healthy outdoor activity? Tai Chi is a centuries-old, related mind and body practice. According to the National Institutes of Health, practicing Tai Chi may help reduce osteoarthritis pain, improve quality of life, reasoning ability, balance, and stability in older people, those with chronic illnesses, and Parkinson’s disease. John Spencer, volunteer Tai Chi […]

Guided Canoe Tour – Armand Bayou Nature Center

Come along on a morning of education and adventure, paddling on a guided tour along Armand Bayou. Join Armand Bayou Nature Center January 12 at 8:00 a.m. to observe numerous birds, reptiles, and deer who are starting their day at the water’s edge. Beginning and experienced canoeists welcome. Minimum age 12 years old. $25 per […]

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, January 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 […]

Hike Kleb Woods Nature Preserve

Kleb Woods, located in far northwest Harris county, was part of a family farm owned by one of the original German descendants to the Cypress area in 1840. It became a nature preserve in 1994 and has grown ever since. There is a nature and history center, picnic areas, restrooms, a hiking trail and campsites. […]

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 […]

Happy New Year

It may be cold, but it’s still a new year and time to get moving. Get outside and start the new year outdoors and active.

Get Outdoors on Christmas Eve

The weather is a bit drippy but it’s still a great day to get outside and relax before the chaos starts on Christmas. Your best bets around Houston are, of course, hiking, kayaking, fishing, bird watching, biking, and just hanging around in some of the beautiful park spaces. Some of the bluest skies and best […]