2020 Newcomer Guide + Business Directory - Page 33

PLAY OUTDOOR RECREATION League City has 11.5 miles of hike and bike trails, a paddle trail that runs 6.5 miles down Clear Creek, the third largest boating anchorage in the U.S., and three golf courses. There are also ample opportunities for fishing in the local creeks, lakes, ponds, and bayous as well as nearby saltwater fishing in Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. A Wilderness in the City Not far from League City is the largest urban wilderness preserve in the United States—Armand Bayou Nature Center. Visitors can explore the 2,500-acre preserve through guided kayak tours, pontoon cruises, night hikes, and by walking the numerous nature trails. Wildlife is prevalent throughout the preserve, and includes alligators, deer, birds, bats, armadillos, and even two bison. 2020 League City Regional Chamber of Commerce | 33