Baytown: Never a Dull Moment

Baytown is located in Harris County, Texas. Settled within the Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metropolitan Area, it lies along State Highway 146 and Interstate 10. It is the fourth largest city within this particular Texan metropolitan area. Baytown presents many opportunities for recreation such as the Baytown Nature Center, a 450-acre peninsula established along the Houston Ship Channel, which is surrounded on three sides by Burnet Bay, Crystal Bay, and Scott Bay. It is both a recreational area and wildlife sanctuary that is home to hundreds of bird species, mammals, reptiles, and aquatic species. Other attractions include the Royal Purple Raceway, a motorsports complex featuring a weekly drag racing program, San Jacinto Mall, a large regional shopping mall, boasting five anchor stores, a food court, and Premiere Cinemas 11, and The Baytown Little Theatre, a community theatre run entirely by volunteers for 55 years. For outdoor enthusiasts, the area houses over 40 parks. Many amenities such as tennis courts, basketball courts, and disc golf courses are at your disposal.