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Events To Watch!
The Bootcamp Series
09/30/2014
Hike Memorial Park!
09/30/2014
West Houston - Terry Hershey - Bike Ride-2014
10/01/2014
Post-Walk Pizza & BYOB at Luigi''s
10/01/2014
Rice University Evening Walk
10/01/2014
BCO Presents Karbach Fun Run
10/02/2014
Trail Running in Memorial Park - Spring/Summer
10/03/2014
Greek Festival
10/03/2014
Dinner Before Pineywoods Ride
10/03/2014
Camping at Pedernales Falls SP
10/03/2014
Bike East Texas--Pineywoods Purgatory
10/04/2014
Kayaking and (free) Zac Brown Band concert!
10/04/2014
Classic Car Show Bike Ride
10/04/2014
Mountain bike ride at the Ant Hills
10/05/2014
Monday Post Walk Dinner
10/06/2014
Trail Running in Memorial Park - Spring/Summer
10/06/2014
Monday Walk Houston''s Hermann Park
10/06/2014
Hike Memorial Park!
10/07/2014
Rice University Evening Walk
10/08/2014
Post-Walk Pizza & BYOB at Luigi''s
10/08/2014
West Houston - Terry Hershey - Bike Ride-2014
10/08/2014
1st Annual Scout's Honor Charity Gala
10/09/2014
BCO Presents Karbach Fun Run
10/09/2014
Marie Antoinette at Stages Theater
10/09/2014
Dinner at Salata before Theater
10/09/2014
Backpacking The Ozark Highlands Trail
10/09/2014
Nepal Trek
10/10/2014
Ski Beaver Creek January 2015- final date for changes without penalty
10/10/2014
Info. Meeting Christmas Hiking Tucson AZ & Wine & Cheese Event
10/10/2014
Trail Running in Memorial Park - Spring/Summer
10/10/2014
Kayak/Canoe Volunteers - Work Day at Hogg Bird Sanctuary
10/11/2014
NWCC Zube Park Ride 8 AM
10/11/2014
BCO Farmer’s Market Bike Ride
10/11/2014
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Watershed Market’s second weekend market
10/11/2014
After-Ride Lunch at Onion Creek
10/11/2014
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Houston Canoe Club 50th Anniversary Party
10/11/2014
Galveston Art Walk
10/11/2014
Hike Huntsville State Park 2014
10/12/2014
Mountain Biking at Cypresswood Trails
10/12/2014
Trail Running in Memorial Park - Spring/Summer
10/13/2014
Monday Post Walk Dinner
10/13/2014
Monday Walk Houston''s Hermann Park
10/13/2014
BCO & REI Present: Camping 101!*
10/13/2014
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
2015 BCO/ MS 150 *Training Rides Only* Registration
10/14/2014
2015 BCO Team - 30th MS-150 *Training Rides w/ Jersey*
10/14/2014
2015 MS-150 *The Whole Shebang*
10/14/2014
It's that time of Year! MS150 Registration Opens Today
10/14/2014
Hike Memorial Park!
10/14/2014
Rice University Evening Walk
10/15/2014
Post-Walk Pizza & BYOB at Luigi''s
10/15/2014
BCO Presents Karbach Fun Run
10/16/2014
Trail Running in Memorial Park - Spring/Summer
10/17/2014
Bayou City Outdoors Kayak Polo & Rolling Practice - in one! 2014
10/17/2014
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Canoeing/Camping Trip on the Wild & Scenic Neches River
10/17/2014
Bike Around the Bay 2014
10/18/2014
The Texas Bridge Series - The Toughest 10K Galveston
10/18/2014
Kerens Cotton Harvest Festival
10/18/2014
Ski Beaver Creek January 2015- final payment due
10/19/2014
MS150 2015 Kick-Off and Q&A Dinner
10/20/2014
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Monday Walk Houston''s Hermann Park
10/20/2014
Trail Running in Memorial Park - Spring/Summer
10/20/2014
Get Down With The Guzzlers!
10/21/2014
Post-Walk Pizza & BYOB at Luigi''s
10/22/2014
Movie! Young Frankenstein at Market Square Park
10/22/2014
Rice University Evening Walk
10/22/2014
BCO Presents Karbach Fun Run
10/23/2014
Trail Running in Memorial Park - Spring/Summer
10/24/2014
Camping trip to Texana Park & Campground
10/24/2014
Weekend Celebration_Camping
10/25/2014
Weekend Celebration_Bike Ride & Wine Tour
10/25/2014
Weekend Celebration_Kayaking the New Neches Trail
10/25/2014
Kiwanis Sealy Fall Classic
10/25/2014
Weekend Wedding Celebration
10/25/2014
BCO Roof Top Party Meet & Greet
10/25/2014
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Big Brew Grand Tasting Sessions
10/25/2014
Houston Half Marathon & 10K
10/26/2014
Monday Walk Houston''s Hermann Park
10/27/2014
Trail Running in Memorial Park - Spring/Summer
10/27/2014
Post-walk dinner @ Eatsie Boys
10/27/2014
Post-Walk Pizza & BYOB at Luigi''s
10/29/2014
Rice University Evening Walk
10/29/2014
BCO Presents Karbach Fun Run
10/30/2014
Trail Running in Memorial Park - Spring/Summer
10/31/2014
8th Annual BCO Haunted Hike & Pizza Party
10/31/2014
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
2014 Houston Walk to End Alzheimer's
11/01/2014
The Addams Family at MOT
11/01/2014
NWCC Zube Park Ride
11/01/2014
Hiking Brazos Bend State Park
11/02/2014
Pre-Trip Meeting for Thanksgiving in Sante Fe
11/04/2014
BCO Weekend in the Woods - camping!
11/07/2014
Kate''s Escape - Accomodations relating to Tour de Gruene
11/07/2014
Moonshine Tasting
11/08/2014
Tour de Gruene
11/08/2014
Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
11/08/2014
Mountain Biking at Buescher - Weekend in the Woods
11/08/2014
BCO Member Dinner
11/10/2014
Bayou City Outdoors Kayak Polo & Rolling Practice - in one!
11/14/2014
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Information Meeting West Texas Aug 2015 Multi Sport and Fun Week
11/14/2014
Just Ride for a Just Cause
11/15/2014
BCO - A Walk in the Woods & Picnic
11/15/2014
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
The Great Amazing Race - Houston
11/15/2014
Hike Brazos Bend State Park 2014
11/16/2014
Bayou City Outdoors Graffiti Ride -- Round Two
11/16/2014
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
The Texas Bridge Series - La Porte By the Bay Half Marathon
11/16/2014
Sister’s Christmas Catechism at Stages Theater
11/19/2014
Dinner at Salata before Theater
11/19/2014
Bayou City Outdoors Meet & Greet
11/20/2014
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Metropolis at MOT
11/22/2014
NWCC Zube Park Ride
11/22/2014
Downtown Hiking, History And Geocaching Adventure
11/23/2014
Thanksgiving in Sante Fe, New Mexico
11/26/2014
Panto Rapunzel at Stages Theater
12/04/2014
Dinner at Salata before Theater
12/04/2014
Art Crawl
12/06/2014
Road Trip!!!
12/12/2014
BCO Holiday Farmers Market Tour by Bike
12/13/2014
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
After-Ride Lunch at Onion Creek
12/13/2014
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Bayou City Outdoors 3rd Annual Reindeer Romp
12/14/2014
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
BCO Holiday Cheer Party
12/19/2014
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Christmas Hiking Tucson Area
12/25/2014
A day at Cozumel, Mexico - Cruise Trip!
01/08/2015
Ski Beaver Creek
01/10/2015
Ski Whistler, BC Canada with HCO
01/25/2015
HOLD THE DATE -Rock Out Weekend 2015!
04/30/2015
California Wine Country & Pacific Coast
05/31/2015
Climb Kilimanjaro - RSVP for more INFO
07/06/2015
West Texas Fitness, Multi Sport and Fun Week 2015
08/02/2015
American Outdoor Adventure Network
Bayou City Outdoors is now a part of the American Outdoor Adventure Network. Below is a list of all Network clubs that you NOW have access to with your username and password information.
Hill Country Outdoors
Bayou City Outdoors
Adventure Club San Diego
Adventure Club San Antonio

Houston Hiking & Backpacking

 

Bayou City Outdoors loves to hike! We have several hiking events throughout the month including Hiking Buffalo Bayou. Also, check out our backpacking trips in and around Houston and Texas. We also take several trips throughout the year to the Appalachian Trail, Colorado, and other amazing back country destinations.

We follow the Leave No Trace Rules! Make sure that you know them whenever you go play outdoors!

 

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Places to Hike in and around Houston:

Huntsville State Park - About 7 miles south of Huntsville. A moderately easy day hike through the woods surrounding Lake Raven. Special attractions: Lake, lush forest, trail head at Nature Center. Click Here for Details

Memorial Park - This is an easy day in the heart of Houston. A 5-mile network of trails criss-cross the 155-acre center. The trails wind through a lush second growth forest of tall pines. Trail head off the Purple trail near the Soccer fields or park at the bike trails. Click Here for Details

Double Lake - Only 1 hour away from Houston and over 18 miles of new trails. A 5-mile hiking trail leads to Big Creek Scenic Area, and there is also access to the Lone Star Hiking Trail, which offers an opportunity to see the "back country" of East Texas. Click Here for Details

Lone Star Trail - This 129 mile National Recreation Trail meanders the breadth of the Sam Houston National Forest. There are many easy-to-find trail heads. Click Here for Details

Brazos Bend State Park - Brazos Bend State Park, approximately 28 miles southwest of Houston, covers roughly 5000 acres. Check map for various trail heads. Click Here for Details

Lake Houston - The Forest Trail, which does not feature much elevation change, is difficult due to its length: 8.82 mile loop. It starts at the parking lot. Click Here for Details

Helpful Resources

Bayou City Outdoors - Bayou City Outdoors is Houston's Outdoor Activities and Social Organization - We are the largest in the state of Texas, and we LOVE to hike! You can always find a hike, walk, or run on the calendar almost any day of the week! Click HERE for more information! www.BayouCityOutdoors.com

GHORBA (Greater Houston Off-Road Biking Association)
- GHORBA works to advocate for mountain biking trails in and around the Houston area. These are the same trails that we use for hiking! You can find the conditions of the trails and more information on trails. More Information.

Lone Star Hiking Trail Club - A club that advocates for trails and educates the public about Texas Trails. Their main focus is the Lone Star Hiking Trail through the Piney Woods of East Texas. More information.

The Book: 60 Hikes in 60 Miles: Houston - You'll find hikes in and around Houston that you never would have even considered! This is a great companion if you love to get outdoors and you live in Houston! Click HERE for reviews & information.

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Events To Watch!
The Bootcamp Series
09/30/2014
Hike Memorial Park!
09/30/2014
West Houston - Terry Hershey - Bike Ride
10/01/2014
Rice University Evening Walk
10/01/2014
Post-Walk Pizza & BYOB at Luigi''s
10/01/2014
BCO Presents Karbach Fun Run
10/02/2014
Trail Running @ Memorial Park!
10/03/2014
Greek Festival
10/03/2014
Dinner Before Pineywoods Ride
10/03/2014
Camping at Pedernales Falls SP
10/03/2014
Kayaking and (free) Zac Brown Band concert!
10/04/2014
Classic Car Show Bike Ride
10/04/2014
Bike East Texas--Pineywoods Purgatory
10/04/2014
Mountain bike ride at the Ant Hills
10/05/2014
Monday Post Walk Dinner
10/06/2014
Trail Running @ Memorial Park!
10/06/2014
Monday Walk Houston''s Hermann Park
10/06/2014
Hike Memorial Park!
10/07/2014
West Houston - Terry Hershey - Bike Ride
10/08/2014
Rice University Evening Walk
10/08/2014
Post-Walk Pizza & BYOB at Luigi''s
10/08/2014
BCO Presents Karbach Fun Run
10/09/2014
1st Annual Scout's Honor Charity Gala
10/09/2014
Marie Antoinette at Stages Theater
10/09/2014
Dinner at Salata before Theater
10/09/2014
Backpacking The Ozark Highlands Trail
10/09/2014
Nepal Trek
10/10/2014
Info. Meeting Christmas Hiking Tucson AZ & Wine & Cheese Event
10/10/2014
Ski Beaver Creek January 2015- final date for changes without penalty
10/10/2014
Trail Running @ Memorial Park!
10/10/2014
Kayak/Canoe Volunteers - Work Day at Hogg Bird Sanctuary
10/11/2014
NWCC Zube Park Ride 8 AM
10/11/2014
Galveston Art Walk
10/11/2014
Watershed Market’s second weekend market
10/11/2014
Houston Canoe Club 50th Anniversary Party
10/11/2014
BCO Farmer’s Market Bike Ride
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

10/11/2014
After-Ride Lunch at Onion Creek
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

10/11/2014
Hike Huntsville State Park 2014
10/12/2014
Mountain Biking at Cypresswood Trails
10/12/2014
Trail Running @ Memorial Park!
10/13/2014
Monday Post Walk Dinner
10/13/2014
Monday Walk Houston''s Hermann Park
10/13/2014
BCO & REI Present: Camping 101!*
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

10/13/2014
2015 BCO/ MS 150 *Training Rides Only* Registration
10/14/2014
2015 BCO Team - 30th MS-150 *Training Rides w/ Jersey*
10/14/2014
2015 MS-150 *The Whole Shebang*
10/14/2014
Hike Memorial Park!
10/14/2014
It's that time of Year! MS150 Registration Opens Today
10/14/2014
Post-Walk Pizza & BYOB at Luigi''s
10/15/2014
Rice University Evening Walk
10/15/2014
BCO Presents Karbach Fun Run
10/16/2014
Trail Running @ Memorial Park!
10/17/2014
Canoeing/Camping Trip on the Wild & Scenic Neches River
10/17/2014
Bayou City Outdoors Kayak Polo & Rolling Practice - in one! 2014
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

10/17/2014
Bike Around the Bay 2014
10/18/2014
The Texas Bridge Series - The Toughest 10K Galveston
10/18/2014
Kerens Cotton Harvest Festival
10/18/2014
Ski Beaver Creek January 2015- final payment due
10/19/2014
MS150 2015 Kick-Off and Q&A Dinner
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

10/20/2014
Monday Walk Houston''s Hermann Park
10/20/2014
Trail Running @ Memorial Park!
10/20/2014
Get Down With The Guzzlers!
10/21/2014
Post-Walk Pizza & BYOB at Luigi''s
10/22/2014
Rice University Evening Walk
10/22/2014
Movie! Young Frankenstein at Market Square Park
10/22/2014
BCO Presents Karbach Fun Run
10/23/2014
Trail Running @ Memorial Park!
10/24/2014
Camping trip to Texana Park & Campground
10/24/2014
Weekend Wedding Celebration
10/25/2014
BCO Roof Top Party Meet & Greet
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

10/25/2014
Big Brew Grand Tasting Sessions
10/25/2014
Kiwanis Sealy Fall Classic
10/25/2014
Weekend Celebration_Camping
10/25/2014
Weekend Celebration_Bike Ride & Wine Tour
10/25/2014
Weekend Celebration_Kayaking the New Neches Trail
10/25/2014
Houston Half Marathon & 10K
10/26/2014
Trail Running @ Memorial Park!
10/27/2014
Post-walk dinner @ Eatsie Boys
10/27/2014
Monday Walk Houston''s Hermann Park
10/27/2014
Post-Walk Pizza & BYOB at Luigi''s
10/29/2014
Rice University Evening Walk
10/29/2014
BCO Presents Karbach Fun Run
10/30/2014
Trail Running @ Memorial Park!
10/31/2014
8th Annual BCO Haunted Hike & Pizza Party
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

10/31/2014
The Addams Family at MOT
11/01/2014
2014 Houston Walk to End Alzheimer's
11/01/2014
NWCC Zube Park Ride
11/01/2014
Hiking Brazos Bend State Park
11/02/2014
Pre-Trip Meeting for Thanksgiving in Sante Fe
11/04/2014
Kate''s Escape - Accomodations relating to Tour de Gruene
11/07/2014
BCO Weekend in the Woods - camping!
11/07/2014
Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
11/08/2014
Tour de Gruene
11/08/2014
Mountain Biking at Buescher - Weekend in the Woods
11/08/2014
Moonshine Tasting
11/08/2014
BCO Member Dinner
11/10/2014
Bayou City Outdoors Kayak Polo & Rolling Practice - in one!
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

11/14/2014
Information Meeting West Texas Aug 2015 Multi Sport and Fun Week
11/14/2014
The Great Amazing Race - Houston
11/15/2014
BCO - A Walk in the Woods & Picnic
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

11/15/2014
Just Ride for a Just Cause
11/15/2014
Bayou City Outdoors Graffiti Ride -- Round Two
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

11/16/2014
Hike Brazos Bend State Park 2014
11/16/2014
The Texas Bridge Series - La Porte By the Bay Half Marathon
11/16/2014
Sister’s Christmas Catechism at Stages Theater
11/19/2014
Dinner at Salata before Theater
11/19/2014
Bayou City Outdoors Meet & Greet
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

11/20/2014
Metropolis at MOT
11/22/2014
NWCC Zube Park Ride
11/22/2014
Downtown Hiking, History And Geocaching Adventure
11/23/2014
Thanksgiving in Sante Fe, New Mexico
11/26/2014
Panto Rapunzel at Stages Theater
12/04/2014
Dinner at Salata before Theater
12/04/2014
Art Crawl
12/06/2014
Road Trip!!!
12/12/2014
BCO Holiday Farmers Market Tour by Bike
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

12/13/2014
After-Ride Lunch at Onion Creek
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

12/13/2014
Bayou City Outdoors 3rd Annual Reindeer Romp
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

12/14/2014
BCO Holiday Cheer Party
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

12/19/2014
Christmas Hiking Tucson Area
12/25/2014
A day at Cozumel, Mexico - Cruise Trip!
01/08/2015
Ski Beaver Creek
01/10/2015
Ski Whistler, BC Canada with HCO
01/25/2015
HOLD THE DATE -Rock Out Weekend 2015!
04/30/2015
California Wine Country & Pacific Coast
05/31/2015
Climb Kilimanjaro - RSVP for more INFO
07/06/2015
West Texas Fitness, Multi Sport and Fun Week 2015
08/02/2015


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