Destination: Downtown

We Don't Know What the New Downtown Park Will Be Called, But We're Excited About It

Expect quite a bit of lounging room, covered and open seating, a B-Cycle Station and bike-repair area, a fenced-in dog run, and a casual café with indoor and outdoor seating.

06/25/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Destination: Downtown

We Need to Save Sam Houston Park

Come on, H-Town. This is your history.

06/25/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Green Day

Houston Just Got Three New Bayou Greenways Trails

You can now bike, walk and jog three miles of new trails.

05/16/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Dog Days

Johnny Steele Dog Park Is—You Guessed It—Underwater

Take your pups elsewhere this weekend.

05/10/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

It's Back, Back Again

The Houston Arboretum's Ravine Trail Is Back

The trail has been closed off for three years due to flooding and erosion, and it's finally open again.

04/26/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Go Texan

Why You Should Start a Pocket Prairie in Your Yard

You—yes you—can help Houston with flood mitigation.

04/08/2019 By Emmanuella Aina

Happy Trails

If There’s One Thing You Do Saturday, Head to Mason Park for Bayou Greenway Day

Celebrate the Bayou Greenways Initiative at this super fun and free festival.

04/04/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Play Thing

Discovery Green Will Be Playground Central Come Fall

Your kids need to know about the park's $12 million revamp.

02/08/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Meter Maid

The Houston Arboretum Will Be Pay to Park in 2019

You wanna visit that gator? You gotta pay to park.

12/26/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Yas, Green!

Montrose Will Get a New Park on Westheimer in 2020

Meet Avondale Promenade Park.

12/03/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Chomp Chomp!

Get a Free Taste of Gator Bayou Adventure Park in November

Preview a water obstacle course, ziplining and more fun in New Caney.

10/26/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Tricks For Treats

Catch These Amazing Stunt Dogs In Cypress

The Canine Stars headline Howl-O-Ween Fest on October 27.

10/16/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Native Habitat

A New Stretch of Running Trail Is a Pleasant Surprise at Memorial Park

Bathrooms, parking and native species: How lovely.

10/12/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Look Out, Weekend

Bask In the Cool(er) Temps At These Outdoor Events

Okay, fine, it's still hot, but the great outdoors await!

10/11/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Get Creative

Who Will Design This Downtown Park?

An upcoming park is in need of a design team.

09/28/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Newcomer's Guide

Our 5 Favorite Parks in Houston

Houston’s new(ish) and newly redone urban parks will make you want to get out and get moving—yes, even on those 90-degree days.

08/30/2018 By Katharine Shilcutt

BG2020

Celebrate the Opening of Mason Park Bridge in September

A 5K fun run, a picnic, the Dynamo and more—for free.

08/24/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Master Plan

The Houston Arboretum's Revamped Woodway Entrance Is Open

The Arboretum just keeps getting better.

06/15/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Dog Things

Great News, Pups: Johnny Steele Dog Park Is Open Again!

Attention all dogs: It's playtime.

06/11/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp