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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. […]

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Partner Profile – Katy Prairie Conservancy

Get Out Here Houston is comprised of various outdoor, conservation, and parks departments in the Houston Gulf Coast region and I would like to profile one of our founding partners – Katy Prairie Conservancy. The Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) was founded in 1992 as a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization focused on preserving at least 50,000 contiguous […]

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See Galveston in the Winter

There is no better place to be during the hot months of summer than the beach, but to see it during winter is really special, The lighting is different, the crowds are less and the air is crystal clear. You can also take a beach or bay hike at Galveston Island State Park most Saturday […]

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Take a Hike Any Day in Houston

Take a hike and I mean this in only the nicest way. Get outside and take a hike, hop a ride, or paddle a boat. Just get out here, Houston. Hike Brazos Bend State Park, Stephen F. Austin State Park, Huntsville State Park, Buffalo Bayou Park, Brays Bayou, Sims Bayou, Heights Hike and Bike Trail, […]

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Nature Hike in Lake Houston Wilderness Park

Enjoy a leisurely stroll June 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. through nature with your Park Naturalists at the City of Houston’s Lake Houston Wilderness Park at 25840 FM 1485 in New Caney. This is the only park in the Houston park system that has overnight camping as it used to be a state […]

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March Mart Plant Sale – Mercer Arboretum

Mercer Arboretum is once again sponsoring the March Mart Plant Sale on March 18 and 19 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Arboretum. March Mart is sponsored by The Mercer Society with plant sale proceeds going to support special projects and educational programs at Mercer. One of the Texas Gulf Coast area’s largest and most […]

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Bayou Greenway Day Coming March 26

To get you in the mood for the upcoming Bayou Greenway Day on March 26 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., here are some photos from last year’s event. The event runs along White Oak Bayou at T. C. Jester Park.

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Happy Valentines Day

Grab your sweetie or not so sweetie and head outdoors for a long hike, bike ride or paddle. We are so lucky to be able to do this on Valentines Day while other parts of the country are mired in ice and snow. Take advantage of it and get outside.

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Teach Your Kids About Fishing – Sheldon Lake State Park

Take your kids to Sheldon Lake State Park today from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. for a class to get them started on learning how to fish. This class is designed to help them work on their knot tying, casting and fish identifying skills in preparation for the fishing season. Sheldon Lake State Park is […]

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Give the Gift of the Outdoors

The best thing you could give yourself or your loved ones is a day outside being active and enjoying great December in Houston. Head to a park, the beach, a trail, or just your own backyard.   

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