New Monuments for New Cities:
A public art project on view through April 30 in Buffalo Bayou Park featuring works from 25 North American artists responding to the evolving nature of monuments. Learn more.
The Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern
will be closed for de-installation and maintenance through April 30.
Due to construction at Bayou Place, the southside trail east of the Hobby Center to Texas Avenue will be closed from February 21-April 15. We recommend crossing at the Hobby Center pedestrian bridge to continue on the northside trail going east.
The southside trail along Allen Parkway near Shepherd Drive will be closed for trail reconstruction by the City of Houston. To use the northside trails near Shepherd Drive, please cross at Jackson Hill Bridge. The Shepherd Drive Bridge remains accessible.
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 (southside) at Smith Street to Milam Street. Please avoid use of these trails for your safety.
Discussion with New Monuments for New Cities participating artists Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin and Jamal Cyrus.
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.
Join bayou guide Andrew Groocock on a historical tour of the upper channel of Buffalo Bayou focusing on the historic significance of this industrial stretch and Houston, as you cruise the approximately seven miles from the old port of Houston to the new port of Houston.