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Mineola Nature Preserve

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Relaxing place

Went here with some friends to do some hiking and enjoyed it. There was a lot of beautiful scenery... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
Tyler, Texas
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Nicely laid out and relaxing

The community has done a very good job creating this park. It’s a wonderful place for families to... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2018
Dallas, Texas
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The Mineola Nature Preserve on the Sabine River encompasses 2,911 acres located in Wood County, and is home to East Texas species of critters that can fly, walk, crawl, and slither, and home to more than 193 species of birds, numerous wildlife...more
1860 County Road 2724, Mineola, TX 75773
+1 903-569-6983
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All reviews walking trails catch and release wide open spaces clean restrooms bring water horse trails beautiful scenery fishing picnic wildlife leash woods plants ducks
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

There are a whole bunch of concrete walking trails through the preserve. Unfortunately, it decided to start raining when we were there, so we didn't get to cover too much area. There are some kind of strange ducks that have taken up residence at the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank boilers78
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Went here with some friends to do some hiking and enjoyed it. There was a lot of beautiful scenery and the preserve was very clean. There were clean restrooms available and had very nice trails. It’s worth a stop if you are in the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

The community has done a very good job creating this park. It’s a wonderful place for families to picnic, a great place for walking and talking, and an ideal place for learning at least a little about trees other plants and (some) wildlife. The walking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MinersDaughter2014
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to the Nature Preserve. My wife, or dog and I spent several hours exploring the paths through the woods. There are numerous paths around ponds, through meadows, and woods. Encounters with wildlife are possible anywhere so keep your eyes open...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Andrew G
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Fun and family friendly. A must visit with the family. Had a picnic and took the trails. They also have a fishing day for the kids once a year. Very nice and clean.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Juan S
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

The nature reserve is so fun and great for families. My daughter loves the trail and park. Great way to workout and have fun. Beautiful view and nice quiet environment.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Zuri M
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place, well kept up. Only thing negative....needs lights in parking lot. More so for older people going to their car at night.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank greggtex
Reviewed July 19, 2017

This is a beautiful quiet place to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. The nature walk is great, it can be long or short. A really nice play ground area for children. A fishing place(catch and release) but lots if fun.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Dora H
Reviewed July 10, 2017

The real outdoors, long trails. Good spot for family Reunions too. Horse trails, if ya want. Fishing catch & release..... Check with City of Mineola, No camping. Gates close dark thirty, to early morning.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank mikelove8833
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Our church had our picnic with a worship service also. God's beautiful scenery and lots of close friends.

Date of experience: March 2017
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February 15, 2017|
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Response from TinLizzieTraveler | Reviewed this property |
Be sure to watch for snakes both on dry land and water. Just use good judgment.
April 22, 2016|
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Response from BlaundNordic | Reviewed this property |
Yes ma'am... Free and wide open for everyone's enjoyment