Angleton, Texas

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  • Angleton, Texas

    Hike the Dow Woods Trails

    2.4 mi
    Park off of Old Angleton-Clute Rd (see map) to access the trail. Trail is accessible year-round. There are bathrooms and an environmental education pavilion used for special events.  Two trails, the Tveten Trail (0.9 miles, concrete paved path) and the Bayou Loop Trail (1.5 miles, gravel path). T...
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  • Alvin, Texas

    Hike Loblolly Loop Trail to Chocolate Bayou

    1.7 mi / 10 ft gain
    Southeast of Houston is flat. It's damp, lots of bugs, not the place many visitors think of as having outdoor recreation opportunities. But hidden away about 5 miles south of Alvin, TX is this wonderful county park with a network of trails meandering around the aptly named Chocolate Bayou, a snak...
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  • Needville, Texas

    Hike 40-Acre Lake in Brazos Bend

    1.4 mi / 26 ft gain
    Looking for the chance to get up close and personal with some American Alligators? Brazos Bend will do just that and more. Located within a stone's throw from the thriving metropolis of Houston, the park is home to more than 300 different species of wildlife. With about 25 miles of trails in the...
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  • Galveston, Texas

    Explore Galveston Island State Park

    Galveston Island State Park is one of the several state parks in Texas offering coastline to the Gulf of Mexico. The park is good to visit during any time of the year, and offers several hiking, biking and paddling trails. In order to take advantage of the paddling trails you must bring your own ...
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  • Sugar Land, Texas

    Oyster Creek Loop

    1.67 mi / 82 ft gain
    Oyster Creek Loop is a loop trail that runs along Oyster Creek and has views of White Lake on your return. This trail is located in Cullinan Park near Sugar Land, TX. The trail is dog-friendly and is frequently used by people trail running or simply out for a stroll. 
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  • Houston, Texas

    Hit the Trails at Memorial Park

    Memorial Park is a hub for Houstonians looking to escape that busy day-to-day urban rush. With a 3 mile running loop and 10 miles worth of multi-use trails to offer, the park does tend to get pretty busy, however it is rare that you would not be able to find parking on any given day.The best trai...
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  • Houston, Texas

    Houston Arboretum and Nature Center Outer Loop

    2.16 mi / 115 ft gain
    The Arboretum is a 155 acre nature sanctuary located within Memorial Park, about 6 miles from downtown Houston. The trails alternate between gravel, dirt, and wooden walkways and wind through a variety of Houston habitats: everything from bayou, to pond, wetland, meadow and prairie with virtually...
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  • Houston, Texas

    Explore Buffalo Bayou Park

    5 mi
    Boasting 160 acres, Buffalo Bayou is a common go-to destination for some relaxation and recreation for local Houstonians. At any given time you will find people here enjoying a picnic, playing pick-up volleyball or basketball games, walking their dog, biking, or simply just enjoying the views of ...
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  • Houston, Texas

    Hike the Edith L Moore Nature Sanctuary Trail

    0.7 mi / 3 ft gain
    Park at the Houston Audubon Society (see map) to access the trail. Great place for birding and wildlife viewing. This trail is accessible from 7am-7pm and is good for all skill levels. 
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  • Houston, Texas

    Hike George Bush Hike And Bike Trail

    11.1 mi / 36 ft gain
    George Bush Hike and Bike Trail is a 11.1 mile out and back hike that takes you by a river located near Houston, TX.
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  • Houston, Texas

    Hike Cullen Park Hike And Bike Trail

    7.9 mi / 49 ft gain
    The path is nicely paved along a mostly green, wooded area, making it a great spot for walkers, runners, and bikers. You’ll be provided with decent shade from the overhanging trees that offer relief from the hot Houston sun. You will also have the opportunity to admire small creeks, wildflowers, ...
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