BIKE TRAILS

The Best Places to Bike in Houston

The best biking spots in the Houston area, featuring streets, trails, and bike lanes.

05/11/2022 By Daniel Renfrow

Go Outside

Get to Know Houston’s Top Parks

Visit Elizabeth Baldwin Park, Cherryhurst Park, Levy Park, and a variety of amazing parks in Houston

03/24/2022 By Gladys Fuentes

SPRING ARTS

Get Ready for Spring in Downtown Houston at Discovery Green

Starting March 1, the program schedule is filled with roller skating, film screenings, concerts and more.

02/09/2022 By Jessica Lodge

Performing live

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, September 24-26

Fall in Houston looks like picnics in the park, movies at Discovery Green and food festivals.

09/24/2021 By Shelby Stewart

Hidden Gems

Take Your Kids on a Scavenger Hunt Across Houston

Switch off the screens and take a break from the summer reading—the search is on!

06/09/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Family Outings

Houston Arboretum's Playscape Awaits

Let the kids go wild at this natural play area.

05/31/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp

The best kind of blues

5 Perfect Houston Parks for Your Annual Bluebonnet Photos

Visit these spots before summer starts to set in.

04/12/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Our Own Backyard

Why We Can't Wait for Trebly Park to Open

The new green space will land in Southern Downtown in March 2022.

04/02/2021 By Kelsy Armstrong

Flower Fever

Your Informal Guide to Azaleas in Houston

The Azalea Trail is canceled, but you can still see the blooms at these H-Town spots.

03/19/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Get Out

Recreation at Houston Parks is (Mostly) Back

Ballfields and playgrounds are back in business. But sadly, swimming pools are still off limits.

03/09/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Park News

Bagby Park Gets a Little Facelift (with Tacos Coming Soon)

Here's what's up at the Midtown pocket park.

02/12/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Hooray!

More New SPARK Parks Are on the Way

The nonprofit will debut 15 new parks and update 15 more over the next four years.

01/14/2021 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Park News

5 Things to Keep in Mind If You're Heading to Memorial Park This Holiday Season

Land Bridge construction, Covid testing, holiday lights, and a new trail? There's a lot happening at our favorite park.

12/18/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Into the Wild

A Tree Giveaway in GOOF, E-Bikes Hit Midtown, and More Outdoorsy News

Plus, where to find a new mural, free yoga on the green, and one hot upcoming trail.

12/04/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Rusted Roots

How Industrial Relics Will Get a New Life in Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s East Sector

Houston’s going to get a lot greener in the coming decades.

11/06/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Green Space

Where to Escape Outside Without Tons of Humans Around

We know you need a break. Here's where to get out.

11/04/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Fresh For Fall

Fun Outdoor Activities Are Back at Levy Park

Get fit or hang with the fam at Upper Kirby's favorite pocket green.

10/02/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Greatest Of All Time

You Can Watch 120 Goats "Mow" the Arboretum in October

You've Met the arborgator, but are you ready for 120 arborgoats?

09/16/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Get Out

Visiting Memorial's Eastern Glades Is Like Going to a Brand New Park

What to know about the best new outdoor space in town.

08/07/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Homeward Bound

These Beloved Summer Activities are Off-Limits for July 4 Weekend

Beach closures, park restrictions, and more strict measures the COVID hath wrought.

07/03/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp