Best partially paved trails in Houston, Texas

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Explore the most popular partially paved trails near Houston with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of partially paved trails in Houston, Texas
Top trails (7)
#1 - Buffalo Bayou Loop
Buffalo Bayou Park
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 4 m
Also known as the Sandy Reed Memorial Trail, the trail is found on both sides of the bayou's banks. There are several pedestrian bridges that connect the paths. For more information, see the Buffalo Bayou Park page here: https://buffalobayou.org/visit/destination/buffalo-bayou-park/ Note: Due to ongoing construction, sections of the trail are currently closed. The following trails are closed to the public: Lower asphalt trail west of Jackson Hill Bridge (closed behind Lost Lake), 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.Show more
#2 - El Franco Lee Park Wetlands Trail
El Franco Lee Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 51 m
An easy wetlands hike with bird blinds, birding platforms, butterfly garden, boardwalk, and wildflowers. The boardwalk and observation towers were awarded as one of the American Public Works Associate Texas Chapter projects of the year. Show more
#3 - Alexander Deussen Park Perimeter
Alexander Deussen Park
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 21 m
Please note that partial trail closures have been reported for this trail as of 05/27/2020. Accessibility: This asphalt and concrete trail is estimated range from 3 to 10 feet wide. The slope is mostly gentle and estimated to range from 0 to 5% grade. There are 2 ADA-compliant car parking spots with an access aisle at the trailhead location. Portions of this trail are along roadways. If travelling with mobility equipment along roadways, wearing bright colors, using lights and flags is always recommended for safety.Show more
#4 - Blue Jay, Anthills, and Quail Trail Loop
Terry Hershey Park
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 1 m
This trail starts on the Blue Jay Trail, heading south along the Buffalo Bayou. The route eventually links up with the Anthills Trail, on the south bank of the Buffalo Bayou. This is a single track mountain biking route. Eventually, this route crosses over Buffalo Bayou on a bridge, and then links up with the Quail Trail. This is a paved path often used by runners and road bikers. Then the route returns to the parking lot. If you'd like to extend this loop, there are multiple opportunities to cross north over Buffalo Bayou on a bridge.Show more
#5 - Herman Brown Park
Herman Brown Park
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 48 m
A loop with some options to make the adventure shorter or longer. Respect the trails and enjoy! Accessibility: This asphalt, concrete, and packed dirt trail is estimated to typically be 6 feet wide. AllTrails users have noted that there may be trash and debris along the trail making navigation difficult in some spots. Unpaved sections may also have tree roots and other natural objects making the terrain uneven. The slope is mostly gentle and estimated to range from 0-4% grade. There is ADA-compliant car parking to the east and west of the trailhead location.Show more
#6 - White Oak Bayou and Rio Grande Trail
Houston, Texas
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 11 m
#7 - Library Loop Trail
Houston, Texas
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 42 m
A wonderful loop along the canal starting at the Robinson-Westchase Neighborhood Library. Accessibility: This concrete trail is estimated to typically be at least 5 feet wide. The slope is mostly gentle and estimated to range from 0-5% grade. There are at least 6 ADA-compliant car parking spots with access aisles at the Library. Show more