In Houston, weekend weather is always ideal for an adventure tour. There are several waterways that you can explore by taking short jaunts on boat tours, in kayaks or canoes. Buffalo bayou is the ideal place for casual strolls, jogging or a water-borne adventure. It's serpentine banks and the serenity of floating along the bayou provides a stark contrast to the urbanscapes that occasionally peek through the green canopy.
Houston Paddling Trails
Houston waterways are environmental treasures that are exciting to explore. They are easily accessible for day trips and support a variety of settings for all levels of paddling experience. The Houston area has over 26-miles of paddling trails, that begin at Highway 6. The trails then flow downstream to downtown's Allen’s Landing.
Buffalo Bayou is a semi-natural stream with weathered banks that expose wind sculpted sand, sandstone and red Beaumont clay. The bayou and its tributaries are home to snapping turtles, fishes, snakes, and occasionally alligators.
Canoe Rentals In Houston
Even if you don't own a canoe, you can rent a variety of them or kayaks and other paddling equipment and gear, from local companies, Whitewater Experience and SouthWest PaddleSports. In addition to canoe rentals, you can hire a guide or get help planning your do-it-yourself canoeing adventure.
They can outfit you with everything you need for an adventure tour. You can even have them pack it on a trailer so that all you have to do is hook it up and go.
Safe Adventure Tours In Houston
Always check the water conditions, before and during Houston weekend canoeing trips. So that water releases from Addicks and Barker Reservoirs and sewage treatment plants don't interrupt your adventure tour in Houston.
Houston Boat Tours
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