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George Mitchell Nature Preserve

#4 of 21 things to do in The Woodlands Features Animals
Spring Creek Greenway, The Woodlands, TX
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Great nature trail in the heart of The Woodlands

This is a great spot to take a short hike into nature without leaving The Woodlands... Easy to get... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Houston, Texas

It is a great place in The Woodlands to go for a long walk with nature all around. Watch out for... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2017
The Woodlands, Texas
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Spring Creek Greenway, The Woodlands, TX
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great spot to take a short hike into nature without leaving The Woodlands... Easy to get to and just in your back door if you Live here

Reviewed May 5, 2017

It is a great place in The Woodlands to go for a long walk with nature all around. Watch out for the snakes, they are part of nature. Been there several times, and is very relaxing.

Thank MikeG3232
Reviewed April 21, 2017

I take my dog for a walk in the preserve when the weather has been dry - after a rain it is way too muddy. We usually take a 45-60 minute walk. There are two "loops" - an outer one (2.5 miles) and an inner...More

1  Thank G E M
Reviewed April 8, 2017

Enjoyed our hike here today. We went around the perimeter, with a few side trips and ended up just over 5 miles. There were some people, horses, and dogs on leashes, but it was not overly crowded. As we got further away from the parking...More

1  Thank Jstatouch
Reviewed March 21, 2017

This is a nature preserve park fitted with hiking paths and mountain bike trails. I especially enjoy mountin biking and although there is only one true trail, it makes for a great workout just minutes from home. I enjoy wild animals around, and that there...More

1  Thank SuitcaseLawyer
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Thank you Mr. Mitchell for what you left us! Beautiful peaceful woodlands setting. Family fun for all ages. Don't tell the people from California!!! Again, keep TEXAS a SECRET!!!!!

Thank wmhljr
Reviewed November 16, 2016

The parking is limited, but the short hike (a little over a mile) is an easy walking loop through a nicely wooded area.

Thank Phyllis K
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Great hiking & biking trails, all well marked. We took the grandkids there (ages 4-12) for a hike and everyone enjoyed it. Don't forget to bring water and a camera!

Thank Bruno Y
Reviewed October 12, 2016

I love to hike and get away from my busy schedule. What a blessing it is to have this treasure just a few miles away!

Thank Summertill
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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