Kleb Woods Nature Preserve Kleb Woods Nature Preserve Nature Center Kleb Woods Nature Preserve is a Harris County owned park just northwest of Houston in the relatively rural, but emerging, city of Tomball. The park’s 133.5 Acres were once part of the Kleb family-run farm. The Klebs are known to be some of the earliest German immigrants to the area. The original Kleb home, barn and farming equipment can be seen along one of the park’s many walking trails. When back taxes landed the final Kleb heir (Elmer Kleb) in court, the property was obtained by the County thru collaboration with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Trust for Public Land. Elmer was allowed to live on his beloved wooded property until his death in 1999. In keeping with the unique history of the property, the County offers history discussion groups and German language classes on a regular basis. Call (281) 357-5324 to inquire about these and other free programs. These programs are run at the parks’ Nature Center by friendly, helpful park employees. How to Find Kleb Woods Nature Preserve Kleb Woods Nature Preserve Park Layout Kleb Woods Nature Preserve is actually a combination of the Nature Center, located on the south side of the preserve property, and the Picnic and Scout Camping, located on the north side of the preserve property. The address for the Kleb Woods Nature Center is 20303 Draper Rd, Tomball, TX. Its’ parking lot can be found by going south on Mueschke Rd about half a mile off FM 2920. If the Nature Center is your destination, and hiking isn’t in your plans, this would be the easiest route. The address for the Kleb Woods Picnic and Scout Camping is 20605 FM 2920, Hockley, TX where parking can be found directly off FM 2920. The two sections of the preserve are connected by hiking trails. Kleb Woods Nature Preserve Features While the property’s natural setting has been kept relatively intact, the park offers restroom facilities, drinking fountains, a pavilion, picnic and barbecue facilities, walking and nature trails. The 1.13 miles of trails are mostly flat and shaded by the piney woods. With the exception of some brush and tree roots, the terrain is level and easy to navigate. Visitors should be aware that no pets are allowed in the park. Along the trails on the southern portion of the park off Draper Rd, visitors will find a historic farm and nature center with an auditorium and classroom. Tour groups are welcome. Adjacent to the parking lot on the northern portion of the park off FM 2920, picnic facilities and Scout campsites are easily accessible. Reservations are required for use of the overnight Scout campsites. For more information call the Precinct 3 Parks office at (281) 496-2177. Photo Gallery of Kleb Woods Nature Preserve We have put together a complete Photo Gallery of Kleb Woods Nature Preserve in Tomball 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 Kleb Woods Nature Preserve in Tomball 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.
Cypress Top Historic Park Cypress Top Historic Park is a small historical park located in the heart of the original old Cypress Texas. The park and its turn of the century historical buildings give visitors a feel for when the area served as a railway junction between Houston and Hempstead during the late 19th century. How to Find Cypress Top Historic Park Original Humble Service Station at Cypress Top Historic Park Cypress Top Historic Park is located in the heart of Cypress, TX at 26026 Hempstead Rd. The property is directly to the south of the Lowe’s Home Improvement Store at the southeast corner of the US Hwy-290 and Fry Rd intersection. Link to Park Map Cypress Top Historic Park Features Grist Mill at Cypress Top Historic Park Cypress Top Historic Park is a 2.637 Acre Harris County Park dedicated to education on the Cypress area’s rich past as a popular layover for travelers between Hempstead & Houston during the late 19th & early 20th centuries. The park is located on property donated to Harris County by descendants of the original owners of the site off Old Hempstead Hwy near Fry Rd. Visitors can enjoy a walk between authentic buildings, including a family home, a service station, a railway depot, a general store, a barber shop, a dance hall, a flour mill & storage shed, with tours provided every Tuesday at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm. In addition to the property, buildings & furnishings were donated to the County. The Juergen Hall, a historic German dance hall, now serves as a Community Center offering a wide range of special events & programs ranging from exercise classes to child vaccination clinics. The interior of the Hall serves as somewhat of a museum with historical photos & items adorning all the walls. An old railroad depot is home to the Darline Roth Research Library run by the Cypress Historical Society. More modern facilities include a restroom building and an open picnic pavilion with a barbeque pit. Photo Gallery of Cypress Top Historic Park We have put together a complete Photo Gallery of Cypress Top Historic 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 Cypress Top Historic 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.