Plant Life

The Houston Botanic Garden Makes Its Debut

What to know about Houston's newest outdoor destination.

09/18/2020 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

Discovery Green Gears up for Fall with New Dusk to Dawn Light Installation

The downtown pocket park also has some social-distanced activities on the way.

08/21/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Work Ahead

3 Things to Know about Memorial Park's Land Bridge Project

With construction underway on Memorial Drive, what will traffic and trips to the park be like?

08/20/2020 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

Download It

Emancipation Park Has a New Guided Audio Tour

Get hip to the park's history in honor of Juneteenth.

06/16/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Don't Go

County & City Parks Close for Easter Weekend

Terry Hershey Park, George Bush Park, and ALL area parks and trails will be off limits.

04/09/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Wear a Mask

Texas State Parks Will Reopen April 20

Our state parks have been closed since April 7.

04/07/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Comebacks

Here's What's Re-Opening at Houston Parks

What to know before you go.

03/19/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Social Distancing

We All Want to Get Outside, But Are Our Parks Getting Too Crowded?

We need to stay six feet apart while exercising outdoors, too, y'all.

03/18/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Coming Attractions

Houston Botanic Garden Gives Community a Sneak Peek in January

We can't wait to see the Susan Garver Family Discovery Garden.

12/19/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Check The Box Yes or No

Memorial Park Wants To Know How Much You Like It

Take this survey by Dec. 31 to help build an ever better park.

12/12/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Running Notes

A Close Encounter With Coyotes in Memorial Park

A quiet night on the Seymour Lieberman Trail with three unexpected guests.

12/02/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Way To Go!

Discovery Green Is Named One of America's Great Public Spaces

The American Planning Association honors our downtown park.

10/01/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

H is for Hawk

Birds of Prey Swoop Into Discovery Green This Month

Plus, a free concert longs for your picnic blanket and West Texas dreams.

09/06/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Revamp Report

The Houston Arboretum's Nature Center Upgrades Are on the Way

The Nature Center's first revamp since the '90s has us excited.

08/26/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Pop a Wheelie

Houston's $25 Million BMX Bike Park Opens August 16

Rockstar Energy Bike Park lands in North Houston.

08/14/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Happy Trails

Get Excited for Houston's Newest Parks

Two new noteworthy outdoor destinations.

08/09/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Cool Stuff

Bayou Bend Is About to Get All Hipster This August

Axelrad and Decatur Bar & Pop Up's Rad on the Bend sounds pretty darn fun.

07/29/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Totally Tubular

Splashtown’s Wahoo Wave Is the Summer Adventure You’ve Been Waiting For

A tube, a slippery wall, and you.

07/22/2019 By Ivanka Perez