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PARKS AND TRAILS

Precinct 4 residents don’t have to travel far for quality recreation and relaxation. Adults and children alike can enjoy a variety of free and low-cost programs and unique amenities at Precinct 4 parks.

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Contact 

Precinct 4 Parks at 281-353-8100 or by email at reservations@hcp4.net

Hours

Precinct 4 parks are open every day except: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

FEATURED PARKS

John Paul Landing Park & Education Center

John Paul Landing Park spans 865 acres, including a planned 450-acre lake.

Kleb Woods Nature Preserve & Center

Kleb Woods Nature Preserve & Center features more than 3 miles of paved and natural trails through 133 acres of pine forests, wetlands, and a remnant prairie.

Mary Jo Peckham Park

Mary Jo Peckham Park is a 32-acre green space featuring a putting green, a miniature golf course, a playground, a large pavilion, a gazebo, fishing lake, and a six-hole disc golf course.

More Parks

Alief-Amity Park

Archbishop Joseph A. Fiorenza Park East

Archbishop Joseph A. Fiorenza Park North

Arthur Storey Park

Baker Road Pocket Park Hike & Bike Trail

Bayland Park

Bear Creek Pioneers Park

Beeler Memorial Pocket Park

Binford Circle Park

Under Construction

Bonham Family Nature Park

Brays Bayou Hike Bike & Trail

Congressman Bill Archer Dog Park

Don Greene Nature Pocket Park

Dumfries Hike & Bike Trail

Dyess Park

Eagle Ranch West Pocket Park

Four Seasons Park

Freed Park

Fry Road Park

Gary and Bonnie Trietsch Park

George Bush Park

Hockley Recreational Complex

Housman Pocket Park

Katy Park

Malcolm E. Beckendorff Family Park

Mason Creek North Hike & Bike Trail

Mason Creek South Hike & Bike Trail

Mason Road Park

Mayde Creek North Pocket Park and Hike & Bike Trail

Mayde Creek South Pocket Park and Hike & Bike Trail

McClendon Park

Memorial Bend Pocket Park

Mike Driscoll Park

Molly Pryor Orchard

Monsignor Bill Pickard Park

MUD 257 Park

Mueschke Park

Under Construction

New Kentucky

Nottingham Park

Oxford Park

Paul D. Rushing Park

Pitner Pocket Park

Ray Miller Park

Reginald Moore Community Park

Richard & Meg Weekley Park

Saums Pocket Park

Sergeant J.R. Hatch Park

Spring Creek Park

Stein Family Park

Terry Hershey Park

Thomas A. Glazier Pocket Park

Zube Park

PARKS AND TRAILS

Precinct 4 residents don’t have to travel far for quality recreation and relaxation. Adults and children alike can enjoy a variety of free and low-cost programs and unique amenities at Precinct 4 parks.

Precinct 4 Parks offers free camping to the public at Spring Creek Park, which offers full hook-up tent and RV campsites. Primitive camping is also available exclusively to nonprofit groups at Fritsche Park and Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve.

Precinct 4 offers canoe/kayak launches at Carter Park, Collins Park, Dennis Johnston Park, Jesse H. Jones & Nature Center, Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve, and Pundt Park for those interested in canoeing/kayaking Spring Creek, Cypress Creek, and associated waterways. Reservations are required to use a launch in a Precinct 4 Park to access Spring Creek, Cypress Creek, or associated waterways. Reservations are not required to use the launch at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve to access Marshall Lake. Precinct 4 does not rent or sell canoes or kayaks, but we do offer free canoeing activities on a regular basis through Trails As Parks (TAP) events.

Fishing enthusiasts can experience many unique fishing opportunities year-round in Precinct 4, with access to fishing in Spring Creek, Cypress Creek, and stocked fishing lakes. Precinct 4 does not rent or sell fishing equipment, but we do offer free fishing activities on a regular basis through Trails As Parks (TAP) events.

The GeoChallenge contains a series of 101 geocaches, all of which are easy to find. However, attainment of certain geocaches may require elevated physical activity.

Precinct 4 offers free picnic pavilions with electricity and grills by reservation only at Burroughs Park, Dennis Johnston Park, Meyer Park, and Spring Creek Park.  Meeting rooms are offered at no cost for a maximum of 5 hours daily at Mathews Park and Southwell Park. Jesse Jones Park & Nature Center and Mercer Botanic Gardens also offer free picnic pavilions by reservation only, but electricity is not available at these locations.

Any parks not listed above that offer small picnic pavilions, picnic tables, or grills are available for use without a reservation on first come, first served basis only during normal park hours.

Precinct 4 offers free sport practice fields by reservation only at Collins Park (one unlighted soccer field), Independence Park (one lighted multipurpose field), Mathews Park (one lighted baseball field), and Spring Creek Park (one unlighted baseball field). It is permitted to reserve one practice per week, which can be up to 2 hours long, Monday through Friday, and reserved up to 3 months in advance. Use of any of the fields listed above on Saturdays and Sundays is permitted without reservations on a first come, first served basis only from 8 a.m. to dusk.

Any parks offering sports fields that are not listed above are currently leased to various sports associations and use of those fields must be approved by the sports association directly. Precinct 4 does not determine pricing or availability for fields leased to sports associations. For full list of leased fields, click here.

John Paul Landing

Kleb Woods Nature Preserve Center

Mary Jo Peckham

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