Beginning in northwest Houston, Greens Bayou courses Southeast until it reaches the Ship Channel, passing through neighborhood parks, including Thomas R. Wussow, City View, Brock, Maxey, and Thomas Bell Foster.

Houston celebrated the groundbreaking of the Greens Bayou Greenway in January 2018. Houstonians will enjoy a new kayak launch, pedestrian bridges, updated landscaping, and paved and natural trails creating access to previously inaccessible places along the bayou. A hike-and-bike bridge across Halls Bayou will connect Brock Park for the first time.