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The Howard Hughes Team Walked, Jogged and Biked Nearly 1,800 Miles of Nature Trails

In The Woodlands, Bridgeland and The Woodlands Hills for National Trails Month

The Howard Hughes Corporation is committed to providing access to nature for residents within its award-winning master planned communities of The Woodlands, Bridgeland and The Woodlands Hills, having constructed over 300 miles of trails. During the month of June when the nation celebrated National Trails and Great Outdoors Month, the Howard Hughes team set a goal to walk, jog and bike the 300+ miles of trails in its communities. The end result – the team achieved the goal six fold, covering 1,769 miles.

“We are devoted to promoting an active lifestyle in our communities, and this is evident in our hike-and-bike trails. To understand the extent of our nature trails, walking the full length of the nature trails we offer residents within our communities is the equivalent of traveling from The Woodlands, Texas to Baton Rouge, Louisiana,” said Jim Carman, President – Houston Region for Howard Hughes. “Our employees and their families enjoy these amenities as well, and trekked 1,769 miles during the month of June, an equivalent of a trip to New York City!”

The Woodlands, a leader in environmental preservation, offers 28% of dedicated green space through its 220 miles of trails, 148 parks, seven championship golf courses and greenbelts. Nature trails link neighborhoods to local village centers, parks, schools, places of worship, employment and more.  Also located in The Woodlands is the award-winning George Mitchell Nature Preserve that connects and protects up to 12,000 acres of forest on both sides of Spring Creek with miles of linear trails for hiking, bicycling, as well as canoeing.

Located in Cypress, Bridgeland currently features 70 miles of trails and will have over 250 miles upon completion, connecting pedestrians and bicyclists to various places of interest which include schools, village retail centers, and activity centers.

Still three years young, The Woodlands Hills, a forested master planned community north of The Woodlands in Conroe and Willis, will eventually feature 112 acres of open space and currently includes miles of hike-and-bike trails. The Woodlands Hills is the first master planned community in Montgomery County to offer dedicated bicycle lanes along major thoroughfares to assist in the community’s connectivity.

With an abundance of open space and 300+ miles of nature trails, The Woodlands, Bridgeland and The Woodlands Hills invite all to take advantage of the great outdoors.