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Galveston, Texas

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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