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Brays Bayou Greenway Trail

33.8 mi
State: TX
Asphalt, Concrete

George Bush Park Hike and Bike Trail

11.4 mi
State: TX
Asphalt, Concrete

Library Loop Trail

1.4 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Santa Fe Trail (Wharton)

0.8 mi
State: TX
Asphalt

Terry Hershey Park Hike & Bike Trail

10.7 mi
State: TX
Asphalt, Dirt, Grass
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
The Brays Bayou Greenway Trail winds along the bayou in southwestern Houston, connecting neighborhoods, universities, recreational facilities, and cultural attractions. Roughly mid-trail, Hermann Park...
TX 33.8 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The George Bush Park Hike and Bike Trail, in western Houston, starts at the west end of the Terry Hershey Park Hike and Bike Trail and, together, they offer a continuous 22-mile ride. The park...
TX 11.4 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Westchase District’s Library Loop Trail is the perfect combination of fitness and fun. A decade in the making and with the assistance of Several groups within the community coming together to fund the...
TX 1.4 mi Concrete
The Santa Fe Trail is located in the small city of Wharton, Texas, approximately 60 miles southwest of Houston. The trail’s route was originally a portion of the Cane Belt Railroad, which once...
TX 0.8 mi Asphalt
The Terry Hershey Park Hike & Bike Trail is an east-west route along the banks of the Buffalo Bayou in western Houston. It provides more than 10 miles of trail from Barker Dam (near State Highway 6)...
TX 10.7 mi Asphalt, Dirt, Grass

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Library Loop Trail

TX - 1.4 miles

Westchase District’s Library Loop Trail is the perfect combination of fitness and fun. A decade in the making and with the assistance of Several groups within the community coming together to fund the...

George Bush Park Hike and Bike Trail

TX - 11.4 miles

The George Bush Park Hike and Bike Trail, in western Houston, starts at the west end of the Terry Hershey Park Hike and Bike Trail and, together, they offer a continuous 22-mile ride. The park...

Santa Fe Trail (Wharton)

TX - 0.8 miles

The Santa Fe Trail is located in the small city of Wharton, Texas, approximately 60 miles southwest of Houston. The trail’s route was originally a portion of the Cane Belt Railroad, which once...

Terry Hershey Park Hike & Bike Trail

TX - 10.7 miles

The Terry Hershey Park Hike & Bike Trail is an east-west route along the banks of the Buffalo Bayou in western Houston. It provides more than 10 miles of trail from Barker Dam (near State Highway 6)...

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Brays Bayou Greenway Trail

TX - 33.8 miles

The Brays Bayou Greenway Trail winds along the bayou in southwestern Houston, connecting neighborhoods, universities, recreational facilities, and cultural attractions. Roughly mid-trail, Hermann Park...

George Bush Park Hike and Bike Trail

TX - 11.4 miles

The George Bush Park Hike and Bike Trail, in western Houston, starts at the west end of the Terry Hershey Park Hike and Bike Trail and, together, they offer a continuous 22-mile ride. The park...

Santa Fe Trail (Wharton)

TX - 0.8 miles

The Santa Fe Trail is located in the small city of Wharton, Texas, approximately 60 miles southwest of Houston. The trail’s route was originally a portion of the Cane Belt Railroad, which once...

Brays Bayou Greenway Trail

TX - 33.8 miles

The Brays Bayou Greenway Trail winds along the bayou in southwestern Houston, connecting neighborhoods, universities, recreational facilities, and cultural attractions. Roughly mid-trail, Hermann Park...

Library Loop Trail

TX - 1.4 miles

Westchase District’s Library Loop Trail is the perfect combination of fitness and fun. A decade in the making and with the assistance of Several groups within the community coming together to fund the...

Accordion

Terry Hershey Park Hike & Bike Trail

TX - 10.7 miles

The Terry Hershey Park Hike & Bike Trail is an east-west route along the banks of the Buffalo Bayou in western Houston. It provides more than 10 miles of trail from Barker Dam (near State Highway 6)...

Santa Fe Trail (Wharton)

TX - 0.8 miles

The Santa Fe Trail is located in the small city of Wharton, Texas, approximately 60 miles southwest of Houston. The trail’s route was originally a portion of the Cane Belt Railroad, which once...

Brays Bayou Greenway Trail

TX - 33.8 miles

The Brays Bayou Greenway Trail winds along the bayou in southwestern Houston, connecting neighborhoods, universities, recreational facilities, and cultural attractions. Roughly mid-trail, Hermann Park...

George Bush Park Hike and Bike Trail

TX - 11.4 miles

The George Bush Park Hike and Bike Trail, in western Houston, starts at the west end of the Terry Hershey Park Hike and Bike Trail and, together, they offer a continuous 22-mile ride. The park...

Terry Hershey Park Hike & Bike Trail

TX - 10.7 miles

The Terry Hershey Park Hike & Bike Trail is an east-west route along the banks of the Buffalo Bayou in western Houston. It provides more than 10 miles of trail from Barker Dam (near State Highway 6)...

Accordion

Library Loop Trail

TX - 1.4 miles

Westchase District’s Library Loop Trail is the perfect combination of fitness and fun. A decade in the making and with the assistance of Several groups within the community coming together to fund the...

Recent Trail Reviews

George Bush Park Hike and Bike Trail

East Trail Head Closed

April, 2017 by hrpinni

The east trail head and parking lot are closed at Noble Rd (Briar Forest Dr) and Highway 6 until summer of 2019. The connector to Terry Hershey trail has some construction but is passable.

Terry Hershey Park Hike & Bike Trail

Great ride

March, 2017 by kqfields

A great ride for the casual cyclist. I was out on a Sunday (late morning into mid afternoon) for about 3 hrs and found it to be it good shape. Two things that could be improved: some wayfinding signage and some intermediate "facilities"!

Brays Bayou Greenway Trail

Brays Bayou Greenway Trail

March, 2017 by jusgo

Rode today, or tried to ride...
Numerous major detours of closed trail around the medical center area.
Would have been nice to know this info. prior to making the trip.
Perhaps, TrailLink will find a method to keep us current on this pertinent information.
Trail that was open was really nice. Bluebonnets were seen in some areas already.

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George Bush Park Hike and Bike Trail

Great Urban Trail

February, 2017 by giselerobertson

Love the trail, long enough to really get a good work out. Very pleasant to ride thru the swamps/reservoir. Good wild life.

Brays Bayou Greenway Trail

Lots of recent improvements!

February, 2017 by norman.tiffany

Eastern sections of the trail from Mason Park to UH and MacGregor Park are so pretty! Very natural with lots of flowers, plants and wildlife. The stretch in the medical center and beyond is more urban, but very functional. Lots of recent upgrades to the trail and more is planned to expand the trail out to the city limits at Eldridge. Overall, I love this trail! #BayouGreenways

Terry Hershey Park Hike & Bike Trail

Terry Hershey Winter Ride

January, 2017 by jacmar1

We were in Katy,TX over Christmas 2016 and rode in Hershey Park.Not knowing what to expect we chose the cyclocross bikes and that was the right choice.The paved paths are quite rolling and rough at times because of the early summer floods that impacted the trail.Segments on the east end were impacted and in some cases based away.You can get around some of the damaged areas but the last east mile is closed as it was totally wasted out.Overall an interesting ride with some sharp transitions along the way.We parked in the park on Memorial Drive off Hwy 6.Restrooms and kids park there.Would be very helpful if there was signage on the west end which connects with the George Bush Park.No way to figure it out unless you see another rider making the transition between the two.

George Bush Park Hike and Bike Trail

I love it!

October, 2016 by sydnigodschild

This is a great place to walk or bike ride. With the scenery, I often exercise more without noticing because I am looking around.

George Bush Park Hike and Bike Trail

April, 2016 by genecsat

Library Loop Trail

Easy urban trail

February, 2016 by eileenkellera

Round-trip on this trail logs in on my GPS as 1.56 miles, if you go all the way down to Rogerdale, cross over the bayou, and come back on the north side. It does not seem to be used at all. On a weekend walk, we saw no one else on the paved trail. Now, during the week, being as it backs up to office buildings, it might get usage. Many trees have been planted, but I'm not sure they're big enough yet to give sun coverage during the hot summer months. Very smooth paved trail. Easy walking.

George Bush Park Hike and Bike Trail

nice casual riding

July, 2015 by tolentinomagic

Just rode this trail today. 3-6 ft wide asphalt trail that is easy and casual for the whole family or any MTN/Roadie who just wants to put some miles in.

Brays Bayou Greenway Trail

Rough Ride

December, 2014 by tfitz87

Lots of unfinished sections where if they had just paved an extra 20 yards everything would be connected. Trail itself is very narrow with a steep drop off into the bayou around the medical center area. Also must aware of your surroundings be it the homeless that sleep under the bridges or anything east of 288 or further out west gets a little sketchy. I have never had a problem but the potential is there. It does have an underpass in the med center that connects to herman park and its a quick ride to rice university from there or down town.

Brays Bayou Greenway Trail

Not a very nice trail

November, 2014 by pnalder

Nice length, but very disjointed, and pretty ugly trail overall. Not very enjoyable overall.

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