Visit Largest Cypress Forest on the Texas Coast

Lake Charlotte and Cedars Hill Park in Chambers county offers camping, kayaking and wildlife viewing in one of the largest cypress forest on the Texas coast. Located off west of FM 563, this area offers visitors plenty of outdoor fun in the north part of Chambers County. Head to Cedar Hill Park to put your kayak […]

Owl Prowl Night Hike – Armand Bayou Nature Center

Join Armand Bayou Nature Center January 19 from 5:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. on a beautiful walk through the woods to look for owls and listen to the fascinating sounds of the night. Don’t forget your walking shoes/boots and flashlight! Ages 6-adult. $10 for adults, $8 for children; discounts for members. Advance reservations required. 713-274-2688 […]

Hike George Mitchell Nature Preserve

The George Mitchell Nature Preserve  is a 1,700 acre nature preserve set aside for the enjoyment of the community and to protect one more piece of land along Spring Creek. As part of the Montgomery County Spring Creek Greenway, this park will help connect and protect up to 12,000 acres of forest on both sides […]

Breakfast on the Bayou – Pontoon Boat Ride

Start your weekend by enjoying a leisurely morning drifting down Armand Bayou January 19 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 […]

Houston Marathon January 20

For those non-runners, but supporters of runners, head to the start line, finish line or anywhere in between to cheer on the hearty marathoners. Scheduled for January 17 from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Half Marathon has become one of the premier marathons run in the U.S. each year. […]

Houston Audubon Bird Survey at Baytown Nature Center

All are welcome for the monthly Houston Audubon Bird Survey at the Baytown Nature Center on January 17 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Experience is not necessary to help with the bird survey. Baytown Nature Center

Full Moon Hike at the Baytown Nature Center

Hike the Baytown Nature Center January 19 at 5:30 p.m. under the light of the full moon to visit nocturnal habitats that are home to owls, raccoons, opossums and other wildlife that emerge after dark. Be there as the ‘night shift’ awakens to search for food, water or even a mate. Routes and start times vary […]

Hike Cullen Park

In Northwest Houston close to the Energy Corridor is Cullen Park which runs from Bear Creek Park west. The hiking and biking trail is a well-maintained concrete path that is a 7.6 mile out-and-back hike that runs past picnic areas, soccer fields and more. It is good for all skill levels and is ideal to […]

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 […]