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Canoeing and Kayaking

Precinct 4 offers launches at Collins Park, Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center, and Pundt Park for those interested in canoeing/kayaking Spring or Cypress Creeks and associated waterways.

Precinct 4 Canoeing/Kayaking Rules and Regulations

Please review the following information and submit a completed Canoeing/Kayaking Reservation Form to Harris County Precinct 4 prior to launching.

   Rules:

  • Online reservation forms must be submitted Monday through Friday before 3 p.m. This includes reservations for weekend trips.

  • Notice must be given to the Harris County Precinct 4 launch and/or retrieval location at least 24 hours in advance of launch for weekday trips. Weekend reservations must be submitted by 3 p.m. on Friday.
  • Completed reservation forms and advance notice of canoe/kayak trips are processed at Jones Park, Pundt Park, and the Parks Reservations Office Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Canoes/kayaks may not be launched and retrieved from the same Precinct 4 location.
  • All participants are required to adhere to Texas Parks & Wildlife watercraft and personal flotation device regulations. For more information, visit Texas Parks & Wildlife.
  • Visitors should be aware of the water conditions on their planned date and route. Before paddling Spring Creek, please check the water level at www.springcreekgreenway.org.
  • Vehicles remaining at a Harris County Precinct 4 location after hours are subject to towing at the owner’s expense.
  • Collins Park, Jones Park, and Pundt Park do not rent canoes/kayaks. (Tip: SouthWest PaddleSports in The Woodlands rents canoes.)

  • Trip start times should be scheduled early in the day to ensure completion before the parks are closed.

    Reservation Form
    Personal Information           * All Form Fields Required
     
    Download Canoeing/Kayaking Reservation Form (PDF)

    Approximate trip distances/durations:

    Collins Park* to the Kuykendahl Road launch at Cypress Creek on the southeast side of the bridge (3.5 miles)

    Collins Park Launch Collins Park Launch

    Kuykendahl Road launch at Cypress Creek (on the southeast side of the bridge) to Cypress Creek at the Cypresswood Drive bridge between Treaschwig and FM 1960 (11.6 miles)

    Kuykendahl Road at Cypress Creek canoe launch

    Cypress Creek at the Cypresswood Drive bridge between Treaschwig and FM 1960 to Jones Park* (4 hours)

    Cypresswood Bridge Launch Canoeing Cypress Creek

    Jones Park* to Edgewater Park at Highway 59 and Hamblen Road (2 hours)

    Using the canoe launch at Jones Park, canoeists paddle their way to the San Jacinto River. Ben Howard and Dave Frakes display their canoeing skills at the canoe launch.

    Pundt Park* to Jones Park* (6 hours)

    Canoe Launch at Pundt Park

    Riley Fuzzel Preserve (Montgomery County) to
    Jones Park* (8 hours)

*Identifies facilities maintained by Harris County Precinct 4. All others are operated by separate entities.

Note: Precinct 4 Parks are open every day of the year except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Harris County Precinct 4
Launch and/or Retrieval Locations

Collins Park
6727 Cypresswood Drive
Spring, Texas 77379
Phone: 281-353-4196 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center
20634 Kenswick Drive
Humble, Texas 77338
Phone: 281-446-8588
Fax: 281-446-8832
E-mail: jjp@hcp4.net

Hours of Operation
Entrance gate closes 30 minutes prior to park closing.
8 a.m. to dusk

Nature Center
Open daily from: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Pundt Park
4129 Spring Creek Drive
Spring, Texas 77373
Phone: 281-353-4196 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., or
832-527-7436 after hours and weekends.

Hours of Operation
8 a.m. to dusk

Other Launch and/or Retrieval Locations

Montgomery County Parks Department
(For information regarding launches in Montgomery County and The Woodlands)
301 North Thompson, Suite 104
Conroe, Texas 77301
Phone: 936-788-8325
Fax: 936-760-6958
www.co.montgomery.tx.us/parks

SouthWest PaddleSports
26322 I-45 North, Exit 76A
Phone: 281-292-5600