Place to Visit Category: ParksPlace to Visit Tags: dog park, fishing, hike & bike trails, picnic areas, and playground
Harris County Deputy Darren Goforth Park on Horsepen Creek is conveniently located in the heart of the Cy-Fair area in NW Houston. The original name of the park was Horsepen Creek Park, but was renamed in 2015 to honor a slain Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy. The park has two large parking lots located at 9118 Wheat Cross Dr & 9402 Barker Cypress Rd which provide ample parking for busy days. The main feature of this park is the lake, around which all its’ amenities have been constructed. While the main purpose of the lake is for water retention during periods of heavy rain, it also serves as a popular fishing hole and as a swimming area for visiting canines.
How to find Goforth Park
Goforth Park is a 188 Acre Harris County park nestled among residential areas at the NE corner of Barker Cypress Rd and West Road in northwest Harris County. The park is approximately 3 miles south of US 290, 5 miles east of The Grand Parkway and 3 miles west of Hwy 6. Link to Park Website/Map
Goforth Park Features
The park’s amenities include 3.3 miles of paved trail including a 1.97 loop around the park’s gorgeous fishing lake. Along the trail, visitors will find exercise stations, shaded picnic areas, a playground, 2 dog parks and 2 restrooms (one at each of the 2 parking lots). One of the 2 gated dog park areas is reserved for smaller dogs, 20 lbs and under. Both dog park areas include access to the lake for canine swimming and a shared “dog wash” facility.
The well patrolled park is a popular fishing destination. Please note that the park closes at dusk at which time officers clear the area and lock the parking lot gates.
Photo Gallery of Goforth Park
We have put together a complete Photo Gallery of Goforth Park in Houston Texas with descriptions of where the photos were taken and what the photos depict.
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