The southside trail along Allen Parkway near Shepherd Drive will be closed beginning early January through March 2019 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 (south side) at Smith Street to Milam Street. Please avoid use of these trails for your safety.
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.
These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon or evening with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even an occasional alligator sunning on the banks.
Discussion with New Monuments for New Cities participating artists Delilah Montoya and Jimmy Castillo (Sin Huellas artists) and Phillip Pyle, II.