Missouri City is home to almost 400 acres of parkland, including lakes, natural surface trails, observation tower, fishing piers, and two public boat launches.
With so many natural resources, Missouri City Parks and Recreation continues to develop and expand outdoor and natural recreational opportunities.
Outdoor Recreation opportunities in Missouri City include kayaking, boating, hiking, biking, trails, fishing, birding, wildlife viewing, skateboarding, disc golf, kiting, geocaching, archery and more!
These activities are healthy lifelong leisure activities that can be pursued at any age and foster a sense of connection to nature.
With the natural infrastructure of Missouri City, these activities provide social, personal, economic and environmental benefits for all enthusiasts.
Beginner Archery Class
- When: Thursdays
- 5:30 - 6:30 pm
- Location: Community Center
- Ages: 6 - 12 years old
- Fees: $60 per month
- Register for Beginner Archery Class
Participants will learn archery safety, equipment, shooting form, and shooting etiquette while improving shot accuracy and consistency through a variety of games. Each month, participants will have the option of testing into the Junior Olympic Archery Development program.
All archery class equipment is provided. Personal equipment must be inspected before use.
- When: September 9, October 14, and November 11 (Adapted, this date only)
- 9:00 - 11:00 am
- Location: Buffalo Run Park
- Ages: 6 + years; kids under 11 need an adult in a tandem kayak
- Fees: $15 solo; $25 tandem
- Register for Kayaking Workshop
Meet us at Buffalo Run Park for a Kayaking experience! Participants will learn fundamentals of kayaking, parts of the kayak, how to board, and principles of paddling.
- Location: Hunters Glen Park
- Ages: Open to all ages, but targeting 8 years and under
- Fees: FREE
Trail Tales is an activity that combines reading and exercise into one. Get out on a Missouri City trail and read a popular children's book in the process. The books are separated into sections on different signs along the trail. Each new section of the trail has a new section of the book. Books will focus on diversity, inclusion, outdoors, and learning. Don’t miss this exciting pop-up experience!
Community Park - November 4th-5th,
Brazos Bend Park - October 14th - 15th
Spending time outdoors is fun and easier than you think! These family campout is designed to teach you and your family the basic outdoor skills needed to enjoy a great overnight camping experience - no prior camping experience necessary! Please be sure to bring plenty of water and snacks. Each family will get a campsite with nearby restrooms.
For Campout held at Community Park, families have the option of bringing their own dinner or paying $5 per person for a hot meal.
For Campout held at Brazos Bend State Park families must provide their own meal.
Don't have your own equipment? No problem! We have tent rental options available.
Take the challenge to Walk the Wilderness!
Complete a hike on every Missouri City trail and receive a cool prize!
Record dates completed on the Hike Log (PDF) and turn in completed forms to the Recreation & Tennis Center!
Take ownership of your community and assist with keeping our parks and trails pristine!
Sign up to be a MCTX Parks Ambassador and receive a schedule, supplies, and swag!
To apply or receive additional information, Email Allison Vickery or call 281-403-8639.