Best trails in Houston

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Looking for a great trail near Houston, Texas? AllTrails has 59 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Brazos Bend State Park or Sheldon Lake State Park and Environmental Learning Center, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Memorial Park or Pundt Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 48 easy trails in Houston ranging from 0.7 to 14.1 miles and from 29 to 134 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Houston
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#1 - Houston Arboretum and Nature Center Outer Loop Trail
Memorial Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 51 m
Houston Arboretum and Nature Center Outer Loop Trail is a 2.1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Houston, Texas that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The Show more
#2 - George Bush Hike and Bike Trail
George Bush Park
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Length: 11.1 mi • Est. 4 h 29 m
George Bush Hike and Bike Trail is a 11.1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Houston, Texas that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of acShow more
#3 - Buffalo Bayou Loop
Buffalo Bayou Park
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 4 m
Buffalo Bayou Loop is a 4.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Houston, Texas that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessiShow more
#4 - The Anthills Trail via Blue Jay Trail
Terry Hershey Park
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Length: 9.2 mi • Est. 3 h 52 m
Note: As of June 2019, users have reported that this trail is only open east of Dairy Ashford Rd. The Anthills is a single track mountain biking route on the south bank of the Buffalo Bayou. It is alShow more
#5 - Green Ridge Trail
Memorial Park
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 10 m
Green Ridge Trail is a 2.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Houston, Texas that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activitShow more
#6 - Cypress Creek Hike & Bike Trail
Houston, Texas
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 2 m
Trail primarily used by GHORBA.org and as listed on their website as the CCMTB (Cypress Creek Mountain Bike Trail). Trail is hiker friendly. There are a total of 13 trails within the park and all can Show more
#7 - Seymour Lieberman Exercise Trail
Memorial Park
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 10 m
Seymour Lieberman Exercise Trail is a 2.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Houston, Texas. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking, walking, and trail runniShow more
#8 - Memorial Park Red Trail
Memorial Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 27 m
Color coded trails for increasing difficulties. (purple=easy, red, blue, orange/yellow=intermediate to advanced). They are interconnected, with trail heads at the rugby pitch and baseball fields. Show more
#9 - Cullen Park Hike and Bike Trail
Bear Creek Pioneers Park
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 3 h 13 m
Cullen Park Hike and Bike Trail is a 7.9 mile out and back trail located near Houston, Texas and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-rounShow more
#10 - Buffalo Bayou: Blue Lagoon Trail
Buffalo Bayou Park
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(185)
Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 1 h 46 m
Buffalo Bayou: Blue Lagoon Trail is a 4.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Houston, Texas that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number ofShow more
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