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OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Get outdoors in Baytown! From water fun like fishing and boating, to scenic walks including art or wooded hiking trails, Baytown is a great place to explore the great outdoors.

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BIRDING

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FISHING

PUBLIC ART

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GEOTOUR

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BAYTOWN PARKS

Featured Parks

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Baytown Nature Center

The Baytown Nature Center is an official site on the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail. This 450-acre peninsula is surrounded by three bays and home to more than 300 species of birds who depend on this area for migration, feeding or nesting. It is also an important nursery area for a variety of aquatic species, including shrimp, crab and fish. This former residential subdivision now features picnic shelters, three fishing piers, two pavilions and two overlooks. It also includes the Crystal Bay Butterfly Garden, the Children’s Nature Discovery Area and the Myra C. Brown Bird Sanctuary. Open 30 min. before sunrise, and close 30 min. after sunset. $4.00 per person.

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Bayland Marina

Located about 12 miles from the Kemah Boardwalk by water. Office hours: 8 am – 5 pm Tues. – Sun. Call or visit website for slip rental rates. Phone: (281) 422-8900

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Bayland Park

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Park features day use shelters, picnic area, walking trail, boat ramp and fishing pier with lights. One of Baytown’s historic sites is located at Bayland Park. Free boat dock and parking.

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Pirates Bay Waterpark

Pirates Bay Waterpark covers more than 7-acres and has attractions for all ages. This family-friendly resort-style park has a lazy river, various slide towers, wave pool, FlowRider, and the first NinjaCross in North America.

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Eddie Gray Wetlands Center

An official site on the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail, the Wetlands Center aims to increase awareness, appreciation and understanding of wetlands, the environment and cultural history.  The Wetlands Center features a 900 square foot exhibit hall containing a variety of exciting and educational live-animal and hands-on exhibits. Wetlands Center staff provide tours if reserved in advance or visitors are welcome to take a self-guided tour. Admission: Free, Hours: 9 am – 4 pm Mon. – Fri., 10 am – 4 pm Sat.

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Bicentenial Park

This park is home to the Fireman’s Memorial and Veteran’s Memorial Plaza. Many events take place at Bicentennial Park throughout the year such as the 2-day July 4th Extravaganza, Juneteenth Celebration and Grito Fest. The park features a .26 mile walking trail, group and day use shelters, picnic areas and an outdoor theater. 

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Goose Creek Trail

Walkers and outdoor fans will love the 5.69 mile Goose Creek Trail experience that incorporates coastal areas, wooded pathways and pristine ecosystems with access to piers, public boat ramps, city parks, fishing docks, and the Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Center.

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Calypso Cove

Calypso Cove is a great place to bring kids of all ages! There is a little pool featuring a dump bucket and a larger pool with a crossing challenge and a water slide. Admission is only $5 per person.

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Jenkins Park

This park is 102.47 acres and features a golf disc course, skate park, bark (dog) park and 1.08 miles of hiking trails. This park also has 12 group or day use shelters, public restrooms, 2 baseball fields, 18 picnic areas, playground, 1 basketball court, a themed splash pad, rentable party/event space, and 1 BBQ pit.

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David G. Burnet Park

This 6.3 acre park is located east of the Lynchburg Ferries north landing. This historic park is named after the first President of the Republic of Texas. There is a ¼ mile jogging trail, educational plaza, historical marker, plaques and kiosks emphasizing the history of the park as Burnets home site and the shared history with the Lynchburg ferry and San Jacinto battleground.

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Roseland Park

Roseland Park features a walking trail, two boat ramps, fishing piers, playgrounds, many picnic areas, BBQ pits, two pavilions for rent, public restrooms, sand volleyball court, and basketball courts. The park is also home to the Old 895 steam engine and a railroad themed splash pad.

Ball Fields and Sports Complexes

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Baytown Soccer Park

Six soccer fields.

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North Little League

This little league park has 3 athletic fields.

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Central Little League

Three baseball fields.

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Wayne Gray Sports Complex

The Wayne Gray Sports Complex features a pavilion available to rent, 10 softball fields, two tennis courts, a playground, and public restrooms.

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East Little League

Two baseball fields.

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Jenkins Park

Baseball fields and golf disc course.

Other Parks and Trails

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Allenbrook Park

This park features day use areas, BBQ pits, practice soccer and football field, .43 miles of trail, playground, lighted basketball court, practice backstop and two horseshoe areas.

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Bergeron Park

Bergeron Park features a splash pad open during the summer months. 10 am – 8 pm Monday – Saturday, 12 pm – 8 pm Sunday from the 1st Sunday in April – last Sunday in October

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Eddie Huron Park

This park features a 1/3 mile loop trail, soccer/football practice field, playground, sand volleyball, and fitness station.

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JC Hollaway Park

This park connects to the Cary Bayou Trail and features two tennis courts, 1.08 miles of trail, BBQ pits, playground, basketball court and day use areas.

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Pelly Park

Splash deck. Summers and warm months only.

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Bayland Marina

Located about 12 miles from the Kemah Boardwalk by water. Office hours: 8 am – 5 pm Tues. – Sun. Call or visit website for slip rental rates. Phone: (281) 422-8900

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Britton Park

Britton Park features a public restroom, picnic areas, fishing piers, BBQ pits, playground, soccer/football practice field, basketball court and practice backstops.

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Goose Creek Park

Goose Creek Park features 1.4 miles of hiking trail, a sand volleyball court, 2 fishing piers, public restrooms, a boat ramp, playground, and basketball court.

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McElroy Park

McElroy Park features a splash pad, lighted basketball court, playground, BBQ pits, 970 feet of trail and day use areas.

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Tejas Park

Two tennis courts, basketball court, practice backstop, picnic areas, BBQ pits.

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Bayland Park

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Park features day use shelters, picnic area, walking trail, boat ramp and fishing pier with lights. One of Baytown’s historic sites is located at Bayland Park. Free boat dock and parking.

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Duke Hill Park

This park features two tennis courts, two basketball courts, playground, one practice backstop, .35 miles of trail, and 5 picnic areas.

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Goose Creek Trail

Walkers and outdoor fans will love the 5.69 mile Goose Creek Trail experience that incorporates coastal areas, wooded pathways and pristine ecosystems with access to piers, public boat ramps, city parks, fishing docks, and the Wetlands Center.

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NC Foote Park

This large park features .28 miles of walking trail, playground, 9 BBQ pits, basketball court, public restroom, 5 group/day use shelters and 15 picnic areas.

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Unidad Park

This park features .52 miles of walking trail, day use areas, sand volleyball court, two soccer/football fields, lighted basketball coursts, practice backstops, picnic areas, playground, BBQ pits, a gazebo and public restrooms.