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.

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

2020 Awards Program

The 2020 Parks and Natural Areas Winners will be honored on Friday, February 5, 2021, at the award ceremony.

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 nearly 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