Katy Guide to Hiking and Biking Trails


June 6, 2020

By Jennifer Miko

Take a hike! Studies show that regular exercise can help relieve stress and improve physical and mental health. Katy neighborhoods and local parks provide miles of paths for walking, running and biking. Explore the trails in your neighborhood, or at a nearby park, and get moving today.

Photo: Diana Garza

Exploring Your Neighborhood

Cane Island

Enjoy miles of winding trails through one of Katy’s newest subdivisions. Walk, run or bike, alone or with the family, through the well-cared for trails throughout Cane Island.

Cinco Ranch

Katy’s Cinco Ranch community features many subdivisions offering peaceful, tree-lined trails. The scenic paths, of varying lengths, loop around lakes and creeks in the neighborhoods. Click here for a link to trails.

Cross Creek Ranch

The hiking and biking trails in Cross Creek Ranch offer miles of paved paths with gently rolling hills. Follow the trails along the lakes, and take breaks on shaded park benches, and enjoy the beautiful landscaping, home to diverse wildlife.


Elyson has almost 30 miles of trails that weave through the subdivision. Residents can bike, run or walk on the paths that surround lakes, lead to parks, or the fruit orchards.


Residents of Firethorne subdivision have a trail inside their neighborhood. Firethorne Lake features a .06 mile walking trail that follows its perimeter, plus a 2 mile track around the Wildlife habitat. Seating is also available along the trail.