Camp Bayou Nature Preserve & Outdoor Learning Center
Location and Hours
Canoe launch and west section of the preserve
- Daily from 8 AM to 6 PM
- Thurs. - Sat. from 9 AM to 2 PM
Partial trail closure due to flooding
The short loop at the end of the yellow trail is currently closed due to flooding. We will provide updates as conditions improve.
The Camp Bayou Outdoor Learning Center is a 160 acre nature preserve run entirely by volunteers. It is operated in partnership with the non-profit Bayou Outdoor Learning and Discovery, Inc. (BOLD) and our Conservation and Environmental Lands Management department.
Features and activities include:
- butterfly garden
- visitor's center
- canoe and kayak launch
- fossil dig
- geocaching and letterboxing
- Enchanted Forest
- Paleo Preserve Fossil Museum
For additional information regarding the Camp Bayou Outdoor Learning Center, please call (813) 641-8545.
- Bird Watching
- Canoe/Kayak Launch
- Hiking Trail
- Picnic Shelters
- Picnic Tables
- Visitors Center