Lake Jackson, TX Running Trails and Maps

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Brays Bayou Connector Trail

4.4 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Brays Bayou Greenway Trail

33.8 mi
State: TX
Asphalt, Concrete

CenterPoint Energy Trail (TX)

1.5 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Columbia Tap Rail-Trail

4 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Fault Line Trail

0.6 mi
State: TX
Concrete

HCC Campus Trail

0.7 mi
State: TX
Concrete

La Porte Hike & Bike Trail

13 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Library Loop Trail

1.4 mi
State: TX
Concrete

Santa Fe Trail (Wharton)

0.8 mi
State: TX
Asphalt

Sims Bayou Greenway

6.9 mi
State: TX
Asphalt

Southbelt Hike & Bike Trail

3.75 mi
State: TX
Asphalt

Westpark Trail

0.6 mi
State: TX
Concrete
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
The Brays Bayou Connector Trail provides a useful link for cyclists and pedestrians between Arthur Storey Park (and the adjacent Brays Bayou waterway) and the Westchase neighborhood and business...
TX 4.4 mi Concrete
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 CenterPoint Energy Trail is the outcome of an agreement between the City of Houston and CenterPoint Energy, allowing the city to locate recreational trails within the electric utility's...
TX 1.5 mi Concrete
Cutting a swath through Houston's Third Ward, the Columbia Tap Trail is a 4-mile rail-trail connecting parts of southeastern Houston with offices, a convention center and a ballpark near...
TX 4 mi Concrete
The Fault Line Trail in Mission Bend is so named because of the geologic fault lines found in this part of the Houston area, formed millions of years ago during the formation of the Gulf of Mexico....
TX 0.6 mi Concrete
The HCC Campus Trail is a paved pathway for cyclists and pedestrians that runs through a utility corridor behind the West Houston Institute campus of the Houston Community College system. Part of the...
TX 0.7 mi Concrete
The Harrisburg-Sunset Trail is a rails-to-trails project offering bicyclists and pedestrians over 5 miles of trail and on-street bikeways just east of downtown Houston. The 10-foot asphalt trail is...
TX 2 mi Asphalt
La Porte's hike-and-bike trail system offers more than 13 miles to explore. The main spine of the trail runs parallel to Fairmont Parkway from the west side of the city to Galveston Bay, with spurs...
TX 13 mi Concrete
Westchase District’s Library Loop Trail is the perfect combination of fitness and fun. A decade in the making, several groups within the community came together to fund the Library Loop Trail and make...
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 Sims Bayou Greenway, sometimes referred to as the Sims Bayou Hike and Bike Trail, is a developing trail through the neighborhoods of southern Houston, connecting residents with parks and...
TX 6.9 mi Asphalt
South Belt Hike & Bike Trail is a recreation path in the South Belt/ Ellington neighborhood of Houston. The trail measures 3.75 miles one way, and includes a 1.25-mile loop at one end. The official...
TX 3.75 mi Asphalt
The Westpark Trail is a short paved pathway that runs through a utility corridor in the Westchase neighborhood of Houston. The trail offers little in the way of scenery or shade, but provides a nice,...
TX 0.6 mi Concrete

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Southbelt Hike & Bike Trail

Great for Walkers

November, 2021 by shawn_armstrong

This is a great trail for walking. If you start at the beginning, make the loop and return, it's over 6 miles long. The asphalt surface is a little easier on the knees than other concrete trails. There are 3 points along the trail where you must cross street traffic although only one (Scarsdale) is a busy street. The other 2 are neighborhood streets. An added bonus is the tail passes through 3 different parks that provide 3 areas for parking. It's not the widest trail and can get congested in the afternoon especially with bike riders zooming around. It follows the banks of a drainage canal and loops around a large retention pond. Therefore, you're likely to encounter wildlife every now and then. There's even a detour on the back side of the loop that takes you through a densely wooded area for the adventitious folks. My kids call it the "Spooky Forest". Over all, it's a great opportunity to get out, exercise and meet some of your neighbors.

Brays Bayou Greenway Trail

Trail terrain

November, 2021 by scotmandy

I was looking to do a bike run on this trail this weekend. Since I have a road bike with slimmer tires is this trail concrete or is it gravel? Concerned about punctures since I’m new to riding. Also is the construction ongoing?

La Porte Hike & Bike Trail

La Porte’s trail

October, 2021 by bqd6n47fjw

On a Sunday I parked at La Porte’s City Park, 600 Little Cedar Bayou Drive. The bike trail begins to the left of the tennis courts by the blue trash can. No signs are present. I traveled to San Jacinto Community College on the trail parallel to Fairmont Pkwy (13 miles round trip). It’s an 8 ft cement paved trail in mostly decent condition. Fairmont Pkwy has a huge overpass I had to shift to first gear and huff & puffed over it. Sometimes the trail was difficult to follow due to lack of signage. A few 100 ft were under 6 inches of water perhaps the rainfall from the previous night. A small part of the trail was an unmarked business parking lot. The trail is in a rural area along with many industrial businesses. I encountered only one other cyclist and a golf cart. People are friendly. It was quiet and peaceful, but at the same time very desolate. There were a few benches and trash cans along the way. It’s not a bad trail if only a little tender loving care TLC were put into it. It has great potential. I would not recommend to those cyclists that like going faster than 8 mph.

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Columbia Tap Rail-Trail

Columbia Tap: Okay

December, 2020 by corrigan.r

People were getting mugged on this route a few years ago, so I would advise traversing in groups, as it's still dicey, in my humble. Lots of trash, broken glass, and there's a stretch through the ward where there's a stop sign every 50 yards or so at every street crossing. It's a shortcut to downtown, but not my fave trail.

Columbia Tap Rail-Trail

Issues

October, 2020 by jonvink

This trail has issues ... as noted in the reviews here. My issue was a dog running free and the owner not caring. It’s too bad because this would be a great little cut theough from Brays Bayou to downtown.

Sims Bayou Greenway

Nice Ride

October, 2020 by victoriarenee1

This ride was a great start to my day. Not too challenging but def has some moments where you have to push. Beautiful scenery. Didn’t like that it was so close to so many plants (and a waste site) but it was still a great ride, nonetheless. From the start of the trail to the feeder it was about 3.3 miles and so from Milby park back you’re looking at about 6 and a half miles. I ended up going down to the feeder and then back a bit and up Arizona and back around to add a few miles. All in all, locked in approx 8 miles. My goal was 10 but I’ll make up for it on the next ride.

Brays Bayou Greenway Trail

It’s Getting There

October, 2020 by jonvink

The city has done an amazing job with this trail. Not long ago it was impossible to ride a bike in Houston without risking life and limb. But, here, slowly coming together is several miles of very nice bike pa a.

Brays Bayou Greenway Trail

Amazing Urban Bike Trail

September, 2020 by jimgoza

I've ridden the length of the marked Brays Bayou trail from Broadway st. near Hobby all the way west to where Brays Bayou merges with Keegan Bayou. I've continued west on Keegan Bayou to I-69 - but the paved trail keeps going!
Does anyone know how far a marked, rideable trail goes west on either Brays Bayou or Keegan Bayou? And/or East past Broadway St.? The Brays Bayou trail must be upwards of 40 miles of actual rideable trail, end to end.

Harrisburg and Sunset Rail Trails

Pretty good

September, 2020 by tejuda

Nice and shady. only annoying thing is it crosses a ton of streets so there is constant stopping.

Fault Line Trail

trail is rocky

September, 2020 by ommojojojo

Biking or on foot is the only option at this route

Harrisburg and Sunset Rail Trails

great ride

August, 2020 by tiffanicma

I liked riding through EaDo

Columbia Tap Rail-Trail

Columbia Trap

August, 2020 by joinermyia

I wish there weren’t so many sections where you have to stop for traffic, other than that it’s ok.

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