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Totally rad surfing lagoon paradise rides into Houston promising ocean-perfect waves

HTX Surf promises a lagoon paradise for riders. Rendering courtesy of Beach Street Development.

Thanks to its relative proximity to the coast, Houston has always enjoyed an underground surf culture (be it shortboarding, longboarding, or even tanker surfing). Now, those who walk the nose and shred can at a new, world-class surf destination coming to Generation Park in north Houston.

HTX Surf will ride into Generation Park in fall of 2024, per an announcement by creators Beach Street Development, the company pushes the barefoot life with its man-made surfing lagoons.

Why the north Houston locale, versus closer to Galveston? Beach Street notes in press materials that the lagoon park is a mere 10 minutes from Bush Intercontinental Airport, making for easy access for visitors from all over.

Surfers and potential riders are sure to be stoked with the customizable waves that create an ocean-like ride every time. Wavegarden machines create up to 1,000 waves per hour in the 6-acre surf lagoon, where up to 70 riders per hour can ride.

Pros can hit one designated area, while newbies (and kooks — we kid!) can surf the beginner zone. Speaking of newbies and kooks: on-site classes will help fine tune those new to surfing.

A lagoon vibe just 10 minutes from Bush Intercontinental. Rendering courtesy of Beach Street Development.

As for the park, the destination will also sport a private members’ club, hot tubs, fire pits, swimming pool, beach areas, skateboard pump track, and an event lawn for bands and festivals, per a release. Food, drink, and a cafe concept will also overlook the surf area.

As for the park, the destination will also sport a private members’ club, hot tubs, fire pits, swimming pool, beach areas, skateboard pump track, and an event lawn for bands and festivals, per a release. Food, drink, and a cafe concept will also overlook the surf area.

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