Playgrounds and Parks in the Area


Ray Miller Park (1800 Eldridge Parkway)
  • No pets allowed
  • Tot Lot and Intermediate play area
  • Picnic tables
  • Restrooms
  • Crushed granite walking trail
  • Open 7 am to dusk
Terry Hershey Park (15200 Memorial Drive)
  • Playground
  • Pets on leash only
  • Kid Fit exercise station
  • Bike and walk trail (no scooters or skateboards) from Sam Houston Hwy 8 west, into George Bush Park, Barker Cypress Hike/Equestrian Trails (about 35 miles if you bike the entire trail, one-way). Take sunscreen, snacks and plenty of water!
Bear Creek Pioneers Park (535 War Memorial Drive)
  • Pets on leash only
  • Open 7 am to dusk
  • 2 playgrounds
  • Picnic tables
  • Restrooms
  • Golf World
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Horseshoe Center
  • Bear Creek Little League
  • Westside Soccer
  • Bear Creek Soccer
Thomas Glazier Pocket Park (6600 Pine Forest Lane)
  • Open 7 am to dusk
  • Pets on leash only
  • Playground
  • Small walking trail
  • Restrooms located in Senior Community Center
Beeler Memorial Pocket Park (150 Enclave Parkway)
  • Small crushed granite walking trail, pets on leash only
  • No restrooms
  • No playground
  • Old cemetery
  • Plenty of trees and shade
  • Dawn to dusk
 Nottingham Park  (14205 Kimberly Lane)
  • 7 am to 10 pm
  • Pets on leash only
  • Splash Park
  • Disc Golf
  • Playground
  • H-E-B Kid Fit exercise station
  • Walking trail
McClendon Park (3770 Summit Valley Drive)  
  • 7 am to dusk
  • Pets on leash only
  • Playground
  • Rock climbing wall
  • Disc Golf
  • Exercise stations
  • Sand volleyball
  • Walking trail
  • Splash Park
George Bush Park (South Barker Cypress at Westheimer)
  • 7 am to dusk
  • Pets on leash only
  • Shaded picnic tables and restrooms
Sergeant Hatch Skate Park (17525 Katy Freeway)
  • 7 am to midnight
  • Pets on leash only
  • Picnic area
  • Volleyball courts
  • Adjacent to Harris County Annex 13 and Terry Hershey Trail
Bill Archer Skate Park 
  • 7 am to dusk
  • Agility course
Millie Bush Dog Park (George Bush Park)
  • 7 am to dusk
  • Small dog park
  • Large dog park
  • Doggie ponds
  • Benches
  • Dog shower
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  • 3201 StateHighway 6 North
  • Spread out over 13 acres, Millie Bush Bark Park snags one of Houston Top 10 dog park top spots. The park has double-gated fencing, separate large and small dog areas, swimming ponds, dog showers, water fountains, shaded areas, benches, trees and a walking path. Picnic benches and restrooms are located just outside the park.
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Danny Jackson Dog Park  (4828 ½ Loop Central Drive)
  • 5 am to 10 pm
  • Small walking trail
  • Doggie pond
  • Dog shower
Beverly Kaufman Dog Park (9114 Kate Hockley Road  Katy, TX  77493)
  • Inside Paul Rushing Park
  • 7 am to dusk
  • Playground for children
  • Cricket fields
  • Kate Girls Softball fields
Other Places of Interest

Bear Creek Park War Memorial  (North Eldridge Parkway and Bear Creek Park)

This War Memorial honors Harris County residents who died in service from WWI to present.  It is located near ball fields, playground and restrooms.

Dick Scobee Field  (George Bush Park, on Westheimer, west of Barker Cypress Rd)

Licensed pilots maneuver their model airplanes, showing their great skill and agility. While only the licensed pilots can enter the enclosed area, guests and visitors are welcome to sit on the benches nearby to watch these planes in action.  There are also picnic tables, restrooms nearby and plenty of shade trees.

Zube Park and Garden Railroad  (17400 Roberts Road @ Little Cypress Creek)
Visit their website:  for days and times that the trains will be running. They usually run the 3rd  Saturday of each month from March through November, 9 am to 1 pm.  Rain cancels the runs.

Old McDonald Farm  (3203 Fm 1960 East, Humble)
This 15-acre farm has a petting zoo, pony rides, train rides and swimming pool.  They only accept cash or check, no credit cards. The website is:

Dewberry Farm   (FM 362 and Morrison Road, Brookshire, TX)
Great fun for the entire family with their 16-acre pumpkin patch, 8-acre corn maze, wagon rides, Fort DewHickey, Little Farmersville, Golden Goat Bridge, and so much more. In November, families can cut their own Christmas tree. Visit their website:

Go-Kart Raceway  (2800 W. Mount Houston Rd, Houston, TX 77038)
Family entertainment with a ½-mile outdoor track and over 100 games inside their two store air-conditioned game room. Their website is:

Speedy’s Fast Track  (11440 Hempstead Road, Houston, TX  77092)
Family entertainment with a ½-mile outdoor track, miniature golf and plenty of games. Their website is:

1940 Air Terminal Museum
Located on the west side of the Hobby Airport For further information and directions, visit their website: 

Sam Houston Boat Tour
Operated by the Port of Houston Authority, the M/V Sam Houston offers free leisurely 90-minute round-trip cruises. Make your reservations ahead of time on their website: and gather more information including directions.