Tag Archives | Things To Do Houston

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 Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge

About 40 miles south of Houston on I-288 is the Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge, home to more than 400 species of wildlife. Its marshes and prairies create some of the richest environments on Earth. Two hunting areas exist – the Christmas Point Public Waterfowl Hunting Area and the Middle Bayou Public Waterfowl Hunting Area. Check […]

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Check Out Get Out Here Houston’s Map

Check out our map on the top of the home page. Click on it and you will be taken to your location with nice little leaves to show you what is in your area. Zoom out, select a search option such as hiking, cycling, etc. and you can see what is in the entire region. […]

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Hike the Trails in Timberlane

In North Houston each of I-45 and just north of Mercer Arboretum is Timberlane where numerous trails and parks have been created by the Timberlane Utility District. This waterboard group has created one of the best examples of living in nature in an older neighborhood in the area. The parks and facilities include: Timber Lane […]

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Ice Skate at Discovery Green

Head to Discovery Green through from November 16 to January 27 for some outdoor ice skating on the lake. The ICE at Discovery Green presented Green Mountain Energy uses recycled water from Kinder Lake to create a 7,716 square-foot ice skating surface, making it the largest outdoor skating rink in the Southwest. Check the website for hours of operation and […]

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Sign Up for Ambassador Training for Bayou Land Conservancy

There is still time to signup for Bayou Land Conservancy’s Spring Creek Ambassador program. The next training is Fall 2018 with the first day of training set for October 4 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Big Stone Lodge at Dennis Johnston Park. Spring Creek Greenway Ambassador curriculum includes: Orientation to Bayou Land Conservancy and […]

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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 […]

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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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Visit Smither Park in East Houston

A vibrant cultural asset in Houston’s emerging East End, Smither Park is an artistic venue for leisure-time activities as well as the ceremonies of life such as weddings, picnics, performances and meditation. Located at 2441 Munger Street just East of the University of Houston, Smither Park is a whimsical, fanciful green space that features an amphitheater, […]

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Hike Faulkey Gully Trail

For a short hike and bike trail in north Houston, head to the Faulkey Gully Hike & Bike Trail. This 1.9-mile trail extends from Lakewood Forest Drive to Guernsey Road and accommodates hikers, bicyclists, strollers, wheelchairs, and scooters. It is a concrete trail but worth the almost 4 mile out and back hike. Most of the […]

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