Houston is now home to three brand-new, fantastic trails along Greens, Hunting, and Sims Bayous.
The Houston Parks Board says recently-installed mile markers as part of an initiative to increase safety for those using the trail.
Greens Bayou is the first of nine that will be getting a makeover as part of an initiative of the Houston Parks Board.
Eight bayous will be connected through the $220 million Bayou Greenways 2020 project.
Cyclists and walkers now have a new option in Houston’s East End. The Mason Park Bridge costs $5.7 million. It was paid for with a mix of public and private money.
Bayou Greenways 2020 is a prime example of embracing the bayou system as the heart of Houston’s public realm and collaborating throughout the region to create green space, parks, and trails that connect people and link their neighborhoods, homes, and jobs.
Houston’s new hike-and-bike trail connection between White Oak Bayou Greenway and Buffalo Bayou trails marks another milestone for the Bayou Greenways 2020 project, an initiative to transform underutilized land along nine major waterways into a 150-mile linear park and trail system.
Houston Parks Board has reached another milestone in their plan for a 150-mile network of connected parks and trails along the major waterways of Houston. Construction is underway on a new two-mile segment, the first of a series of greenways along the Greens Bayou.
The study evaluates options for removing or altering the concrete lining from White Oak Bayou, part of Bayou Greenways 2020. This renovation would improve water quality and increase the bayou’s ability to control floodwater.