Lakes & Waterways

Basking on the banks of more than 400 acres of lakes and meandering waterways, residents of  the first phase of Bridgeland enjoy not only picturesque views of tranquil water from their homes, but also spend their leisure time playing on the water.  Upon completion, Bridgeland will offer more than 900 acres of lakes.

Throughout favorable seasons of the year, residents can jump into canoes and kayaks on one of the many lakes and waterways throughout the community, or take a ride around the activity center on paddle boats.

Parents can teach their children how to fish at the catch-and-release lakes around the property. The lakes were stocked in 2007 with nearly 300,000 fish including catfish, blue cat, brim and spotted bass.

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Lake Bridgeland is the first body of water to greet you as you enter the community.  On calm days, the water is spectacularly reflective and showcases the magnificent architecture of the Bridgeland Welcome Center situated on the west bank of Lake Bridgeland.

A grand promenade wraps around Lakeland Activity Center and offers residents an opportunity to check out a paddle boat or canoe. Residents can also bring their fishing poles and step out on the floating dock for a little catch-and-release fishing.


Cypress Lake is nestled along North Bridgeland Lake Parkway and is estimated at two-miles in length.  Cypress Lake offers spectacular water views, rolling banks and meandering shorelines.

Cypress Lake is perfect for residents interested in kayaking, a canoe ride or some catch-and-release fishing.

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This expansive lake system will stretch for three miles and offer multiple opportunities for active and passive play.  A canoe and kayak launch will allow residents to paddle for a mile and a half in either direction while enjoying a birding tower and other points of interest along the way.

Many native plants and grasses will line the lake’s edge to provide a natural look and feel for all to enjoy – including the many species of waterfowl that will visit the area.