Mary Jo Peckham Park Fish & Duck Lake at Mary Jo Peckham Park The very popular Mary Jo Peckham Park for All Children is a family-oriented recreational area with a vast number of free amenities available to Harris County residents. In addition to the frequently stocked fishing pond with surrounding trail & picnic areas, the park boasts a community center with aquatic/fitness facilities, playgrounds and a miniature golf course. How to Find Mary Jo Peckham Park The 32 Acre park is located at 5597 Gardenia Ln in Katy, TX in west Harris County. The park is situated between new build subdivisions to the north and “Old Town Katy” to the south. Katy City Park (predominately a sports facility) and City of Katy Dog Park immediately border Mary Jo Peckham Park to the south. Access to all three parks is off Franz Rd via Katy City Park Rd, approximately 2 ½ miles west of The Grand Parkway and 1 mile north of I-10. Link to Park Map Mary Jo Peckham Park Features Mary Jo Peckham Park Lake The park’s amenities include 0.77 miles of Hike & Bike Trail encircling a scenic fishing pond that is stocked every 2 weeks as part of Texas Park’s & Wildlife’s “Neighborhood Fishin’ Program.” Visitors can enjoy the use of picnic tables, exercise equipment and a frisbee golf course along the trail. Mature trees provide shade to a majority of the park space. At the south end of the park, adjacent to the parking lot, there is a pavilion with a barbecue pit, restrooms, playgrounds (including one designated as senior a citizen fitness playground) a miniature golf course with a gazebo and a community center with aquatic/fitness facilities. Link to Mary Jo Peckham Community Center Monthly Events Calendar Mary Jo Peckham Park opened in 1991 with its’ design meant to provide enjoyment to “children of all ages.” All activities/events are free to Harris County residents. Registration forms can be obtained at the community center. Photo Gallery of Mary Jo Peckham Park We have put together a complete Photo Gallery of Mary Jo Peckham Park in Katy Texas with descriptions of where the photos were taken and what the photos depict. This article was authored by and all photos were taken by the staff of Houston Prime Realty. Houston Prime Realty serves the Greater Houston Texas area and can help real estate buyers and sellers to purchase and sell properties near Mary Jo Peckham Park in Katy Texas. Please Contact Us if you need an experienced Houston real estate agent. You can find more interesting places to visit in the greater Houston area in our Places To Visit in Houston Texas Directory.
Bud Hadfield Park Disc Golf Target Basket at Bud Hadfield Park Bud Hadfield Park is a 54.523 Acre Harris County Park built within Harris County Flood Control Right-of-Way. In addition to the well maintained disc golf course, a nature trail with picnic facilities allow for the casual park visitor to enjoy the beauty of the forested surroundings. How to Find Bud Hadfield Park The park is located at 12405 Telge Rd in Cypress TX, approximately 1 mile north of Hwy 290. Link to park map While the parking lot adequately accommodates plenty of visitors, be aware that there are presently no restrooms. However, almost directly across the street, Harris County’s Telge Park offers full facilities. Bud Hadfield Park Features Flood Reservoir at Bud Hadfield Park Bud Hadfield Park’s namesake was a Texas history enthusiast & donated the property to Harris County. The 1.5 mile disc golf course was laid out & developed by volunteers from the TX Army Trail Volunteers, who also maintain its’ equipment. Link to Texas Army Trail’s Volunteers Website A tee box, approximately 5’x12′ cement pad, serves as the starting point for each hole. The disc golf target (“basket”) serves as the hole. The course takes you along Cypress Creek and over a Harris County Flood Control reservoir. The park’s numerous trees and shrubs serve to make the course more challenging. A short nature trail, with periodic benches, weaves throughout the park’s forested areas. The trail is marked, but deviates very far from the park’s open area. Hikers should be aware of venomous snakes native to the area and the possibility of being hit by flying frisbees. Picnic tables are provided at the front of the park and fishing is allowed in the creek and wetland areas. Photo Gallery of Bud Hadfield Park We have put together a complete Photo Gallery of Bud Hadfield Park in Cypress Texas with descriptions of where the photos were taken and what the photos depict. This article was authored by and all photos were taken by the staff of Houston Prime Realty. Houston Prime Realty serves the Greater Houston Texas area and can help real estate buyers and sellers to purchase and sell properties near Bud Hadfield Park in Cypress Texas. Please Contact Us if you need an experienced Houston real estate agent. You can find more interesting places to visit in the greater Houston area in our Places To Visit in Houston Texas Directory.