Lace up your hiking boots, we’re approaching prime time hiking season in Richmond, Texas. From park picnics, to biking trails, to family friendly hiking, Richmond, Texas, is full of excellent parks and trails. Check out these four best parks and trails around Richmond.
Terry Hershey Hike & Bike Trails
Located along the banks of the Buffalo Bayou in western Houston, the Terry Hershey Park Hike and Bike Trail provides more than 10 miles of trail from Barker Dam to the Texas Beltway 8 and Sam Houston Tollway. On the west end, the trail connects to the George Bush Park Hike and Bike Trail, offering trail-goers an additional 11 miles to meander. In addition to the excellent bike paths that cover asphalt, dirt, and grass surfaces, the park also offers exercise stations, a playground, and places to picnic.
Brazos River Park Nature Trails
The paved trails at Brazos River Park offer both scenic hiking trails and 2 miles of singletrack dirt trails for cyclists to cruise. With some of the best walking trails in Sugar Land, find yourself immersed in nature with the tree-lined path, wildflowers, and river views.
Baker Road Pocket Park Hike & Bike Trails
Strictly a hiking and biking trail, Baker Road Pocket Park Hike and Bike Trails offer a flat path that passes through a quiet neighborhood, where you can reconnect with nature and stroll through the serene and peaceful environment. While riding Baker Road, you’ll feel as if you’re worlds away from city life, within the quiet, wooded areas.
Mayde Creek Hike & Bike Trails
A short trail perfect for a run or walk, Mayde Creek Trails is a relatively easy trail through a quaint Texan neighborhood. Start at Appletree Lane, and the length of the trail runs about 2.5 miles along an asphalt paved surface. The perfect trail for a morning walk.
Don’t let this summer pass you by without a trip to one of the region’s many parks and trails. For more ideas on things to do in Richmond, Texas, check out our blog.