The Cistern, Wortham Insurance Visitor Center and Lost Lake Visitor Center will have altered hours for the holidays. Please view the holiday schedule here.
Notice: Please use caution around the sinkhole located near Shepherd Drive and Allen Parkway. The City of Houston is currently working to repair the damage.
Trail Closure South side, east of Shepherd due to erosion. The asphalt trail will remain in use as an alternate in the meantime.
The following trails are closed to the public: Lower asphalt trail near Green Tree Nature Area, lower asphalt trail west of Jackson Hill Bridge, lower asphalt trail behind Beth Yeshurun Cemetery, lower asphalt trail behind Lost Lake, Sesquicentennial Park (south side) at Smith Street to Milam Street. Please avoid use of these trails for your safety.

Upcoming Events


Wellness Walk

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths Wellness Coaching. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.


Cupid Cruise

Hop aboard Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s Spirit of the Bayou pontoon tour boat for a cozy cruise with your Valentine. Bubbly beverages and chocolate bites will be provided during a romantic evening boat ride with spectacular views of downtown Houston.


Nature Walking Tour

Enjoy a free walking tour in Buffalo Bayou Park highlighting the landscape and ecology of 19th century Texas that created Houston, as well as the importance of prairies in rebuilding this astonishing and all but vanished ecosystem.


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