Guided Nature Hikes

Guided Nature Hikes

Venture out with an Arboretum Guide for a free, family-friendly guided hike through the Houston Arboretum. Explore our ecosystems to learn about the local wildlife, plants, and natural history of our beautiful nature center.

General Information

Time: Saturdays at 10 am and 11 am*
Length: 45 minutes
Cost: FREE! Hikes are free to the public. Advanced registration is preferred.
Location: Please arrive 15 minutes early and check-in at the front desk.
Accessibility: Both time slots will have a stroller-friendly option.

*Hikes are weather dependent and may not run on select Saturdays due to holidays or special events.

Special Note: Pre-registration for the Guided Hike on 11/2/2019 has closed. However, you are welcome and encouraged to join us! Simply sign up with the Hike Leader upon arrival.

For questions about registration or to check availability once online registration has closed, please call the front desk at 713-681-8433.

Hike participants should come prepared to be outside. A water bottle, hat, closed-toe shoes, and bug spray are recommended. Parents must accompany their children at all times.

Interested in a hike for your group, organization, or troop?

Our Guided Nature Hikes are designed for families, friends, and individuals. If you are with a corporation, club, or other organization and would like to set up a tour, please visit our Private Group Tours page. Scouting groups can visit our Scouting page to book a Forest Trek.


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