Tag Archives | Buffalo Bayou Park

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 […]

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Hike Buffalo Bayou Park

Buffalo Bayou Park is probably my favorite urban hike in Houston, if not any city. The urban hike offers some of the best views of downtown Houston and it is only gets better as Buffalo Bayou Partnership and the City of Houston make improvements and upgrades to an already great hiking trail. The park was […]

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Blanket Bingo at Market Square Park

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership and Downtown Houston September 20 for Blanket Bingo at Market Square Park, 301 Milam Street! Bring your blanket, lawn chairs or snag one of the tables for a night of music and great prizes. $10 admission (cash only) includes one bingo packet. Additional games and daubers can be purchased for $1 each. […]

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Buffalo Bayou Cistern Open for Tours

Below the signature lawn of The Water Works performance area at Buffalo Bayou Park, north of the existing Lee and Joe Jamail Skate Park, sits an unused City of Houston water reservoir. This 100,000-square-foot area known as the Cistern has previously been off limits to the public. Since its re-opening May 13, the Cistern tickets […]

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Buffalo Bayou Park Scavenger Hunt

Buffalo Bayou Partnership is offering a Scavenger Hunt along Buffalo Bayou Park this summer. The following text is from their very helpful newsletter. With the start of school just around the corner, savor the last moments of summer with your family and friends by completing a scavenger hunt in Buffalo Bayou Park! Pick up a […]

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Bayou City Adventures

Canoeing on Buffalo Bayou

Come out and enjoy some time on Buffalo Bayou today at 12:00 and see a side of Houston you haven’t seen before. A canoe ride is a great way to get out and enjoy the day while getting some exercise. All ages and skill levels are welcome and encouraged but children must be signed in […]

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Walking Tour in Buffalo Bayou Park

Enjoy a free, one-hour walking tour June 18 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. presented by Buffalo Bayou Partnership and Katy Prairie Conservancy, Buffalo Bayou – from Mastodons to Marathons, taking place the 3rd Saturday of each month. Led by Texas Master Naturalists, the discussion will revolve around how the landscape and ecology of 19th […]

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Stand Up Paddle Boarding on Buffalo Bayou

Come out and enjoy some time on Buffalo Bayou and see a side of Houston you haven’t seen before. Bayou City Adventures offer stand up paddle boarding at Lost Lake in Buffalo Bayou Park most days of the week. The rentals are available all day. This is a great way to get out and enjoy […]

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Future Park Development in Houston

For a good article on the future of Houston parks, see the article in the Houston Chronicle by Molly Glentzer. The link is below. Glentzer outlines how Houston is in the unique position of having a master parks plan due to the number of bayous that wind through Houston connecting neighborhood to neighborhood. Check it […]

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Bayou City Adventures

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Come out and enjoy some time on Buffalo Bayou March 9 and see a side of Houston you haven’t seen before. Stand up paddle boarding is a great way to get out and enjoy the day while getting some exercise. All skill levels are welcome and encouraged. This activity is adults only and can be […]

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