Kleb Woods Hummingbird Festival

Head to Kleb Woods September 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to learn everything you want to know about hummingbirds — including identifying, attracting and gardening for hummingbirds. There will be games and activities for the whole family. There will be nature walks throughout the day. The Kleb House will be open for tours and the […]

Bay Explorations at Galveston Island State Park

Meet Galveston Island State Park’s volunteer and park ranger guides at the Nature Center at 10:00 a.m. every Sunday in the summer for a 75 minute exploration of the bay side of the park. The bay side is where the hiking trails in the park exist as well as some of the observation towers that give […]


Kayaking in Sugar Land

Come on down to Sugar Land Memorial Park to rent a kayak for just $10 per person for 30 minutes September 1. Explore the lake and all the amazing wildlife living in the area. You can even go fishing from the kayaks. All of this provided by Bayou City Adventures, who also rent kayaks and paddle board […]

Hike Jesse Jones Park

There are over six miles of paved, all-weather, wheelchair-accessible trails within Jones Park. The Jones-Bender Trail, which is 1.5 miles long and 10 feet wide, is the newest section of paved trails that points to the future expansion of the Spring Creek Greenway Project trail system: an interconnecting system of trails from Highway 59 at […]

Eco-Art Kayak Adventure – Coastal Heritage Preserve

Artist Boat provides inspiration and education through unique coastal experiences. All our public kayak adventures are guided and interpretive to places carefully chosen for their natural significance. This tour is in the Coastal Heritage Preserve in Galveston on September 1 from 0:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Our lead guides are ACA certified kayak instructors and […]

Park to Port Bike Ride Registration

Get into gear for HPC’s annual Park to Port Bike Ride October 6, which takes cyclists from Hermann Park to the Port of Houston and back on a one-of-a-kind 20-mile ride. Cruising along the Brays Bayou Greenway trails, participants will get impressive views of Houston, while enjoying a turn-around party at Hidalgo Park sponsored by Port Houston, […]

Houston Urban Paddling Trails

For a good article on the urban paddling trails in Texas check out the article in the Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine titled Gently Down the Stream. There are trails mentioned in Austin, Dallas and San Antonio but Houston is the only city that has two featured. Buffalo Bayou and Armand Bayou are two distinctly different […]

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a boat tour of Buffalo Bayou to see the wonderful bat colony that calls Houston home. The tour is September 1 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and departs from Allen’s Landing. Learn more about these thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a […]

Wild and Scenic Film Festival

Bayou Land Conservancy for the Wild and Scenic Film Festival, a festival by activists for activists, leaves you feeling inspired and motivated to make a difference in your community and the world. Here you can experience the adrenaline of kayaking wild rivers, climbing the highest peaks and trekking across the globe with adventure films from […]

Breakfast on the Bayou – Pontoon Boat Ride

Start your weekend by enjoying a leisurely morning drifting down Armand Bayou August 25 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 […]