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George Mitchell Nature Preserve

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Address: Spring Creek Greenway, The Woodlands, TX
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An okay hike

The simple, easy-to-walk dirt path goes on and on through the woods with the opposite loop frequently visible. Nothing distinguished about it. Takes maybe 30 minutes or so. A... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2016
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

The simple, easy-to-walk dirt path goes on and on through the woods with the opposite loop frequently visible. Nothing distinguished about it. Takes maybe 30 minutes or so. A small parking lot, but watch carefully or you'll miss the entry sign.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Nice place to walk or bike, nice trails and especially lots of shade for the hot sunny days . A must do

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Get the feeling of walking in the the wilderness while not even leaving The Woodlands. Parking can be a problem on the weekends. No concrete just hiking trails and people.

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Thank greg544
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Hard to believe this is within 8 miles of over 100,000 people. It is a gem of a nature trail right in the heart of Suburbs. My only complaint is that a fair bit of damage occurred during the hurricane and parts are still washed out years later But even with that you can cross the creek and have a... More 

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Thank Neil P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Close enough to home yet you feel a million miles away. Wonderful hiking trails full of beautiful trees, flowers and ponds.

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Thank Paula M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Awesome hike. If you want a good local hike trail, this is a good one. We got off the path a little and we were able to find our way back due to the markings. Not really a short hike if you don't stay on the trails.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

I love coming to this park to walk the trails and do some geocaching. The parking is limited, with space for about 12 to 15 cars. Once out of the trails, you can choose from several main trails or hit the bike trails, which wind in and out of the forest with lots of switchbacks. The terrain is mostly flat,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Tucked away right in the middle of The Woodlands is the nature preserve. It's easy to forget all of the houses and activity close by. Good trails for walking and pretty piney woods surround.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

We recently biked 3 miles over to the George Mitchell Nature Preserve of Flintridge Dr. (January 2015). We decided to hike rather than take on a bike path we knew nothing about. The walking paths are clearly marked. There were a couple of bridges over some ditches that were so old. It would be a nice project for the boy... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

From the small parking area (about 10 cars capacity) there is a main well mapped and marked 1.5 mile loop for walking or running, with lots of break-off trails for mountain biking. There is also a small trail branching off to the west that leads to more or less wilderness where you can hike out and back a couple miles... More 

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