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The Ultimate Guide to Katy Hiking and Biking Trails


November 21, 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

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.

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.

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.

The mature trees in Nottingham Country provide a rich landscape for the 44-acre Greenbelt Park. Two miles of asphalt trails welcome bikers and joggers, or people on a leisurely stroll taking in the open green space.


Walking, Biking and Hiking Trails

3535 War Memorial Dr.


2.01 miles walking trail inside park

19008 Saums Rd.


5 miles of trials throughout the park

5754 ½ Eagle Sky Blvd.


4.38 acres with a 0.67-mile walking trail

19818 Franz Rd.


5.3 acres of land with a .24 mile walking trail with access to picnic tables and restrooms

16756 Westheimer Pkwy.


11.36 miles trail

24927 Morton Ranch Rd.


0.75 mile trail

1815 Katyland Dr.


2.47 acres of land with a 0.46 mile trail that has access to restrooms and picnic tables

5597 Gardenia Ln.


A 0.77 mile trail

3418 North Mason Rd.


1.6 mile trail on 6 acres of land with access to a gazebo and picnic tables

2500 Porter Rd.


2.35 miles trail with access to fishing

2650 1/2 Greenhouse Road


1.7 mile trail with access to exercise area and picnic tables

9114 Katy Hockley Rd.


2.13 miles trail

Off of Westgreen Blvd., near Kingsland Blvd.

Features two walking trails, a 1 mile trail and a 20 mile trail, connected by a pedestrian bridge

20002 Beechview Ln.


1 acre of land with a .03 mile walking trail

17525 Katy Fwy.


.08 mile walking trail

Cinco Ranch Blvd. and Hwy. 99

0.9 mile loop trail


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