Within the greenbelts and common areas that thread the communities, there are smaller playgrounds or tot lots where neighborhood friends gather and play. Park pavilions, soccer fields and more will be available as Bridgeland continues to grow, offering residents practice fields and locations for outdoor parties.
New residents will discover creative spaces such as a rose garden, butterfly garden, Turtle Lane, Maze Park and Rabbit Run, just to name a few. With a neighborhood park no more than a quarter-mile from every home, Bridgeland seamlessly blends nature into residents’ daily lives.
Serving as the trailhead for the Cypress Creek Nature Trail, Oak Meadow Park derives its name from the towering water oaks found in the area. The serene 30-acre park has multiple shaded picnic areas, a floating dock on Cypress Lake, which is stocked for catch-and-release fishing, a covered pavilion with restrooms and an 18-hole disc golf course.
From the pavilion, residents can check out complimentary recreation equipment to enjoy the surrounding areas, including canoes, kayaks, giant checkers game boards and fishing equipment. Oak Meadow Park is also the site of Bridgeland’s two public festivals – Nature Fest and Howl-O-Ween Fest.
Located in the community of Lakeland Heights, this three-acre park contains a covered pavilion used for concerts, Movies in the Park and other events. The pavilion offers restrooms and a seating area with a fireplace that residents use for a multitude of events.
This scenic, four-acre park serves as the focal point of The Shores and features a large open play area and pavilion.
The park is perfect for flying your kite or a game of tag! A paved walking trail wraps around the park and is well-landscaped with natural prairie grasses and flowers.
Water Haven Park is a three-acre site that offers several active play spaces, including a sprayground with a tall custom water tower structure and low-profile bubbling sculptures.
Anchoring the sprayground is a pavilion that offers picnic tables and close proximity to barbecue grills.
Located in Hidden Creek, this 20-acre park boasts a plethora of unique features, including a fenced dog park, a skate park, a basketball court, a heated lap pool that will be open year-round, a canoe/kayak launch with boats available for use, a fishing pier, a spray park, as well as multiple tennis courts, playgrounds, walking trails and playfields.
One of the most anticipated amenities in Hidden Creek, Tree House Park, will feature a whimsical, two-story tree house nestled among live oaks that date back to the property’s early rice farming days. Adjacent to the custom-built piece, a boardwalk will hover over an old creek bed and a decomposed granite pathway will wind through the wooded area nearby. The remainder of the park will be left in its natural state, one of Bridgeland many efforts to preserve and restore its land, which is located in the Katy Prairie. The park is expected to be complete in 2016.