Parks and Pathways
The Woodlands Township is unique in many ways, but it is never more evident than in its more than 130 parks. Each carefully designed and located in villages throughout The Woodlands, the parks are all connected by nearly 200 miles of pathways. The Woodlands parks have won numerous accolades by leading organizations such as the National Recreation and Parks Association, Texas Recreation and Parks Society, Texas Public Pool Council and Aquatics International.
The Woodlands Township Recreation Center
The Township coordinates many recreational programs and events. Many of the programs take place at The Woodlands Township Recreation Center, located at Bear Branch Park, 5310 Research Forest Drive (77381). This facility was constructed in 1992 specifically for recreational programming activities. In addition to the programming at the Recreation Center, the Township staff provided recreational programming at various parks and venues community-wide. Schedules and detailed information regarding programs and events can be found in the award-winning Action Guide, a Township publication printed three times a year that outlines the season’s programming.
The Woodlands Township provides two sports complexes with athletics fields for soccer, softball and other sports. Six of the fields were recently udpated with all-weather turf and improved outdoor lighting. The fields are available for rental and can be reserved for gorup sport activities.
The Woodlands Township has 14 pools and five spraygrounds lcoated throughout all of its villages.
Riva Row Boat House
Riva Row Boat House, located at 2101 Riva Row, is a beautiful amenity in The Woodlands that’s perfect for many occasions, including a family outing, a date or group games. Within walking distance from Market Street and The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, it’s a great way to see The Woodlands Waterway from a kayak point of view.
Departmental Office Locations:
Parks and Recreation Department
2801 Technology Forest Boulevard, The Woodlands TX 77381
5310 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands TX 77381
Parks, Recreation and Environmental Services Department
8203 Millennium Forest Drive, The Woodlands TX 77381