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Soak up the outdoors

It’s no secret: most of Kemah’s attractions are outside. (Who wouldn’t want to see that view?) But there are more ways to take in Kemah’s natural beauty than a stroll down the Kemah Boardwalk. From venturing to one of our nearby parks or hunkering down at a well-loved fishing hole, there are plenty of ways to answer the call of the great outdoors right here in Kemah.

Park adventures

With Armand Bayou Nature Center, you’re just a short drive away from the natural wonders of the Texas Gulf Coast. Kayak along the bayou. Explore five miles of well-maintained trails. Experience a guided firefly hike. It’s a fun way to observe the unique beauty of our natural Gulf Coast habitat.

You can also hike and bike the Seabrook Wildlife Rescue & Park. Take in the peace and quiet of nature in this carefully tended conservation area for native plants and animals. And at Hester Garden Park, you can walk along the footbridge, hang out at the observation deck, or relax outdoors at a picnic area.

Seabrook Wildlife Rescue Park
Image courtesy of Seabrook Wildlife Rescue Park

Free as a bird

Did you know: Kemah’s surrounding areas are home to over 300 bird species. Stop by one of four designated Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail spots along Todville Road in Seabrook. Or visit the Armand Bayou Nature Center for year-round birding opportunities.

Showing a bird eating a small crab.

Guided fishing trips

You bring the rod, reel, bait, and tackle—and we’ll hook you up with a fishing boat to take you to the action. Try your luck catching red fish, speckled trout, and flounder with Clear Lake Texas Fishing Trips. Or if you’re feeling adventurous, you can go after alligator gar with Get the Net Fishing Charters.

Showing a family holding a caught fish while out on a boat.
Image courtesy of Clear Lake Texas Fishing Trips

Piers to impress your peers

Fishing shouldn’t feel complicated. In Kemah, there are plenty of nearby spots to drop a line in the water and see what ends up on your hook. A few piers include:

Featured image courtesy of Armand Bayou Nature Center