Houston Parks Board

Parks Make Houston Whole

We are mapping out a plan to create more outdoor spaces for everyone. Through Bayou Greenways 2020, 150 miles of trails, and 3,000 acres of green space will be available to Houstonians, bringing us closer to each other. To that family picnic. To that first and last mile. To what matters most. That’s why Houston Parks Board is sharing the experiences of real Houstonians and is ready to share yours, too. We hope millions of people will voice what they love most about their parks, sharing stories that will encourage others to join in on what we’re creating together.

Let’s get closer.

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We are supporting over250 PARKSand creating more than14,000 ACRESof new green space.

It's ready for you.

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Explore the parks and trails of Houston's Bayou Greenways.
Choose from recommended experiences or explore on your own with our bayou trails map.

Explore on Your Own: Visit the Bayou Greenways Map

National Parks and Recreation Month

It's #GameOnJuly, so get out there and explore all that's offered in Houston parks and on the trails. Take a stroll along Hogg Bird Sanctuary at Memorial Park on a sunny July day and explore our native scenery. Cycle along Brays Bayou Greenway Trail and sightsee at Hermann Park. Whatever the activity—we encourage you to get out and explore. Snap a picture during your park or recreation adventure and share the fun on your social media using the hashtag #GameOnJuly and #ParksByYou. The opportunity to explore Houston’s outdoor community is endless. Are you Game On? 



Trails For Everyone

These trails are clean, safe and wide—there’s so much space for them to ride around in.

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Fellowship in Good Company

You want to enjoy it while you have it. You want to take your shoes off and walk around and absorb that energy out there.

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Running at Sunrise

What brings us together is a spirit of openness. We’re much more than a running group.

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