George Mitchell Nature Preserve
The George Mitchell Nature Preserve, encompassing roughly 1,800 acres, is densely forested with at least five miles of trails. One of the most romantic things to do in The Woodlands for couples is enjoying quality time together amidst the jaw-droppingly beautiful landscape of this nature preserve. It features postcard-perfect trails fit for beginners, abundant wildlife, statuesque trees, and many others. Take a break from crowded attractions and concrete surroundings as you take in the serenity of the George Mitchell Nature Preserve with your beloved. Enjoy time together while hiking, biking, taking numerous pictures, observing passing wildlife, laying down a blanket to have a lovely picnic, and tons more.
The George Mitchell Nature Preserve is 1,800-acres of trails, trees, and wildlife. It’s right next to Treeventures, so you can choose between hikes and biking or ziplining once you’re in the area–or just opt for both. Enjoy a shady walk through the miles of forest trail along Spring Creek. Set forth on a nature adventure at The George Mitchell Nature Preserve! With miles of hike and bike trails and exposure to native plants and wildlife, this 1,800-acre preserve connects to the adjacent forest known as the Spring Creek Greenway. The George Mitchell Nature Preserve can be accessed at the Flintridge Drive Trailhead, near The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park and Texas TreeVentures, an outdoor aerial adventure course. Please view the links on the left for a GIS map of the George Mitchell Nature Preserve, including the Spring Creek Nature Trail, plus Orienteering information, a TravelStorys app and the home page of the Spring Creek Greenway.
Think of The Woodlands as your giant outdoor playground, with more than 220 miles of hike and bike trails and 150 parks throughout The Township. The 1,700-acre George Mitchell Nature Preserve is one of visitors’ favorite places to enjoy outdoor recreation in The Woodlands for good reason. Hike two miles, keeping an eye peeled for migrating birds and other wildlife. Ride the three miles of bike trails, breathing in the fresh air as you fly by statuesque trees and lush flora. The George Mitchell Preserve is part of the developing Montgomery County Spring Creek Greenway that will connect up to 12,000 acres of forest that surround Spring Creek, north of Houston. The George Mitchell Nature Preserve can be accessed at the Flintridge Drive trailhead, near The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park and the new Texas TreeVentures, an outdoor aerial adventure course. And, if you’re looking for more hiking in The Woodlands, you’ll enjoy the extended Spring Creek Nature Trail. When you’re in town, don’t miss the opportunities to surround yourself in the breathtaking and rejuvenating beauty of our forest.