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Spring Creek Greenway Trail

Easy/Intermediate
 3.8 (5)

The Spring Creek Greenway Trail meanders along the south side of Spring Creek, and connects 6 Harris County parks.


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16.7

Miles

26.8

KM

100%

Runnable

111' 34 m

High

56' 17 m

Low

188' 57 m

Up

143' 43 m

Down

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Avg Grade (0°)

2%

Max Grade (1°)

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Features Birding · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Trail is open from dawn to dusk. Harris County Precinct 4 Parks are closed New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

Runner Notes

This area is popular on the weekends, so come early for the best running conditions. No motorized vehicles allowed, and maximum speed limit is 15 MPH.

Description

This 10-foot wide paved hike and bike trail offers cycling, hiking, jogging and wildlife viewing opportunities through the forest on the south (Harris County) side of Spring Creek. Currently 14.6 miles and still growing, it's easy to forget that you are in the city as you hike, bike, paddle, or ride through the parts of the Piney Woods or alongside natural sloughs and white sand beaches. Trailheads are located at Highway 59, Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center, Carter Park, Pundt Park, and Dennis Johnston Park.

Additional natural surface trails on both sides of Spring Creek can offer additional opportunities for nature viewing, dedicated equestrian trails, mountain biking and more.

To use one of the Harris County Parks launches to paddle Spring Creek, you must make online reservations.

Flora & Fauna

Visitors can see many rarities to the area, including bald eagles, ospreys, and even an occasional bobcat or coyote.

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Shared By:

Tom Peacock

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  3.8 from 5 votes

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Peaceful trail along the river.
Nov 22, 2016 near Humble, TX
Serpentine.
Nov 22, 2016 near Humble, TX

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