The Johnny Steele Dog Park
is closed until further notice due to recent flooding.
The Cistern, Wortham Insurance Visitor Center and Lost Lake Visitor Center
will have altered hours for the holidays. Please view the holiday schedule here.
Please use caution around the sinkhole located near Shepherd Drive and Allen Parkway. The City of Houston is currently working to repair the damage.
Jackson Hill Bridge
will be blocked from foot traffic and closed for construction from 11/9/18 to 12/15/18. Access to the south side of Buffalo Bayou can be accessed by Rosemont Bridge (at Studemont) and Shepherd Drive. We apologize for this inconvenience.
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.
Join BBP and University of Houston Downtown on December 12 for Unsilent Night! Experience this festive and interactive holiday event in the great outdoors. Unsilent Night is a sound sculpture created when many individuals simultaneously play one of four music tracks by composer Phil Kline. Following the main event, a free reception will be held at BBP’s Sunset Coffee Building.
If you’re a member of The Currents (BBP’s YP group), join us for a volunteer day along Buffalo Bayou to help us keep it looking bayou-tiful!
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.