Parks and Natural Areas Awards

H-GAC established the Parks and Natural Areas awards program in 2006 to highlight best practices and innovative approaches to parks planning and implementation. H-GAC honors projects in the categories of Projects Over $500,000, Projects Under $500,000, Planning Process and Policy Tools, and Programming.

This program recognizes outstanding parks and natural areas around the region. No funding is associated with this award program.

2022 Annual Parks and Natural Areas Summit and Awards Program

Date and Time

Friday, February 10, 2023
10:00 a.m. to Noon

Event Location

Houston-Galveston Area Council
Second Floor Conference Rooms
3555 Timmons Lane
Houston, Texas 77027

Join us to celebrate the winners in the 2022 H-GAC Parks and Natural Areas Awards program. We'll learn about the award-winning projects and hear about new trends in park development from industry experts.

Registration is requested, but not required, to attend.

2022 Awards Program

The 2022 Parks and Natural Areas Winners will be honored on Friday, February 10, 2023.

Parks and Natural Areas Awards Winners

Since its inception, H-GAC's Parks and Natural Areas Awards have recognized outstanding practices across the Houston-Galveston region. With more than 200 entries since 2006, the projects serve as models for the rest of the region to consider.

Download Parks and Natural Areas Award Winners List

View Interactive Map of Parks and Natural Areas Award Recipients