This big suburb to the southeast of Houston features routes near the famous Houston Space Center and the Galveston Bay coast.

Magnolia Creek Trails: Magnolia Creek has a good stretch of shady concrete paths that go for 3 miles from Emerald Brook Lane to Lynn Gripoff Park at Countryside. More path reaches east to Spring Landing. ROUTE MAP

Challenger 7 Park: Memorializing the astronauts of the Space Shuttle Challenger, this 100 acre green space in northern League City has a number of sidewalks and dirt singletrack that are open to runners.

Armand Bayou Nature Center: This vast preserve off Bay Area Boulevard is great for both nature study and running, with miles of earthen trail through beautiful forest and grasslands. TRAIL MAP.

Clear Lake Marathon Training Trail: Whether you’re looking to train for a marathon or scoping out a shorter route, this collection of roads used by local running clubs highlights some of the best running streets in the Clear Lake area of southern Houston. Our thanks to Paul Maley!  ROUTE INFO.