Tomball, Texas

Top Spots in and near Tomball

  • Cypress, Texas

    Hike Cypress Creek Trail

    2.3 mi / 36 ft gain
    This trail is great for all skill levels and a number of different activities like walking, hiking, running, and bird watching. The trail itself is partially paved, but has access to more wooded, grassy, and dirt areas too. Be on the lookout for both wildlife and wildflowers along the way. To a...
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  • Spring, Texas

    Hike Spring Creek Nature Trail

    13.3 mi / 219 ft gain
    Spring Creek Nature Trail is a 13.3 mile point-to-point hike that takes you by a river located near Spring, TX.
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  • Houston, Texas

    Hike Cullen Park Hike And Bike Trail

    7.9 mi / 49 ft gain
    The path is nicely paved along a mostly green, wooded area, making it a great spot for walkers, runners, and bikers. You’ll be provided with decent shade from the overhanging trees that offer relief from the hot Houston sun. You will also have the opportunity to admire small creeks, wildflowers, ...
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  • Houston, Texas

    Hike the Edith L Moore Nature Sanctuary Trail

    4.0
    0.7 mi / 3 ft gain
    Park at the Houston Audubon Society (see map) to access the trail. Great place for birding and wildlife viewing. This trail is accessible from 7am-7pm and is good for all skill levels. 
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  • Houston, Texas

    Houston Arboretum and Nature Center Outer Loop

    2.16 mi / 115 ft gain
    The Arboretum is a 155 acre nature sanctuary located within Memorial Park, about 6 miles from downtown Houston. The trails alternate between gravel, dirt, and wooden walkways and wind through a variety of Houston habitats: everything from bayou, to pond, wetland, meadow and prairie with virtually...
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  • Houston, Texas

    Hit the Trails at Memorial Park

    3.5
    Memorial Park is a hub for Houstonians looking to escape that busy day-to-day urban rush. With a 3 mile running loop and 10 miles worth of multi-use trails to offer, the park does tend to get pretty busy, however it is rare that you would not be able to find parking on any given day.The best trai...
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  • Houston, Texas

    Hike George Bush Hike And Bike Trail

    11.1 mi / 36 ft gain
    George Bush Hike and Bike Trail is a 11.1 mile out and back hike that takes you by a river located near Houston, TX.
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  • Houston, Texas

    Explore Buffalo Bayou Park

    4.3
    5 mi
    Boasting 160 acres, Buffalo Bayou is a common go-to destination for some relaxation and recreation for local Houstonians. At any given time you will find people here enjoying a picnic, playing pick-up volleyball or basketball games, walking their dog, biking, or simply just enjoying the views of ...
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  • New Caney, Texas

    Peach Creek Loop

    4.0
    1.79 mi / 95 ft gain
    This hike is enjoyable for anyone. The trails are open for use year round and are shared by hikers, mountain bikers, and trail runners. Parking is available off of Nature Center Rd. Avoid after heavy rains as trails may be damaged due to flooding. 
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  • Montgomery, Texas

    Camp at Kelly's Pond, Sam Houston National Forest

    2.0
    Kelly's Pond is a primitive camping area off the beaten path with no potable water or electricity. There is an open grass area around the pond where tent camping is permitted-- as far as I am aware the spots are first-come, first-serve.Some perks of the location: Proximity to Lake Conroe allows f...
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  • Sugar Land, Texas

    Oyster Creek Loop

    1.67 mi / 82 ft gain
    Oyster Creek Loop is a loop trail that runs along Oyster Creek and has views of White Lake on your return. This trail is located in Cullinan Park near Sugar Land, TX. The trail is dog-friendly and is frequently used by people trail running or simply out for a stroll. 
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  • Richards, Texas

    Lone Star Hiking Trail

    95.52 mi / 5728 ft gain
    Lone Star Hiking Trail is a long point-to-point trail located near Richards, TX. Make sure you have a shuttle car or ride arranged at your end destination. 
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  • Richards, Texas

    Hike the Lone Star Hiking Trail: Trailhead 1 to Lake Conroe

    20 mi / 450 ft gain
    The Trail Trailhead #1 of the Lone Star Hiking Trail puts you in an isolated part of East Texas where you can truly experience nature and peace. The trails are marked with squares and are normally well kept and clean, but you will have to navigate over fallen trees and through muddy creek bottoms...
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  • New Waverly, Texas

    Camp at Huntsville State Park

    4.3
    7 mi / 125 ft gain
    Note: The lake camping photo is of a Huntsville State Park sanctioned campsite.Huntsville State Park is located about an hour north of Houston off of I-45. As part of the Pineywoods region of Texas, pine trees dot the landscape in Huntsville. The park is also home to a variety of wildlife includi...
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  • New Waverly, Texas

    Catch a Sunrise over Lake Raven

    Huntsville State Park's 250 acre Raven Lake is a perfect spot for catching a sunrise. Watch for Egrets along the shoreline while enjoying the solitude of the early morning hour. Hang out on the fishing pier and take in the views while watching the sun crest over the surrounding woods. Be sure ...
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  • New Waverly, Texas

    Coloneh Trail

    4.0
    1.12 mi / 223 ft gain
    Coloneh Trail is a relatively short out-and-back trail in Huntsville State Park located near Huntsville, TX. The trail runs adjacent to Raven Lake with nearby campgrounds on several inlets of the lake. Along the trail, there is a fair amount of shade, but keep an eye out for roots and watch your ...
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Camping and Lodging in Tomball

Lake Conroe / Houston North KOA Holiday
Montgomery, Texas

Lake Conroe / Houston North KOA Holiday

Cagle Recreation Area
New Waverly, Texas

Cagle Recreation Area

Getaway Brazos Valley
Navasota, Texas

Getaway Brazos Valley

From $99 / night

Double Lake Recreation Area
Coldspring, Texas

Double Lake Recreation Area

Guides, Insights and Stories from Tomball

Lake Conroe or Bust

Lake Conroe or Bust

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