“150 miles of trails. 3,000 acres of green space. A $220 million public-private partnership. One shared vision for parks that brings us closer to each other and creates equitable access for all.” from HoustonParksBoard.org  A great way to get started walking or biking is to get on one of the bayou trails.  These are pathed…

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photo credit: Hermannpark.org. “In May of 1914, Houston real estate investor and industrialist George H. Hermann announced publicly his intention of deeding to the City of Houston 285 acres of this property for a municipal park across the street from the Rice Institute and thus Hermann Park was born. A century later, Hermann Park is…

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The Houston Arboretum is one of my favorite places inside the loop of Houston. Well maintained trails, no bikes, no running.  It’s easy to get started with a casual walk or hit all of the trails to add distance to your hike.   There is also plenty of photo opportunities. Nature landscapes, wildlife, flowers. And the…

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