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George Mitchell Nature Preserve

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Address: Spring Creek Greenway, The Woodlands, TX
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Great Place for a Walk - When it is Dry!

I take my dog for a walk in the preserve when the weather has been dry - after a rain it is way too muddy. We usually take a 45-60 minute walk. There are two "loops" - an outer... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
G E M
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The Woodlands, Texas
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The Woodlands, Texas
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6 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I take my dog for a walk in the preserve when the weather has been dry - after a rain it is way too muddy. We usually take a 45-60 minute walk. There are two "loops" - an outer one (2.5 miles) and an inner walk(1.7 miles.) Except on weekends and holidays it is not too crowded.

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Conroe, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed our hike here today. We went around the perimeter, with a few side trips and ended up just over 5 miles. There were some people, horses, and dogs on leashes, but it was not overly crowded. As we got further away from the parking area there were less people to be seen.

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Thank Jstatouch
The Woodlands, Texas
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121 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a nature preserve park fitted with hiking paths and mountain bike trails. I especially enjoy mountin biking and although there is only one true trail, it makes for a great workout just minutes from home. I enjoy wild animals around, and that there are some people using it for exercising or simply enjoying nature. There is a large... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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15 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Thank you Mr. Mitchell for what you left us! Beautiful peaceful woodlands setting. Family fun for all ages. Don't tell the people from California!!! Again, keep TEXAS a SECRET!!!!!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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147 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The parking is limited, but the short hike (a little over a mile) is an easy walking loop through a nicely wooded area.

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Thank Phyllis K
The Woodlands, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Great hiking & biking trails, all well marked. We took the grandkids there (ages 4-12) for a hike and everyone enjoyed it. Don't forget to bring water and a camera!

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Thank Bruno Y
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I love to hike and get away from my busy schedule. What a blessing it is to have this treasure just a few miles away!

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Thank Summertill
Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The simple, easy-to-walk dirt path goes on and on through the woods with the opposite loop frequently visible. Nothing distinguished about it. Takes maybe 30 minutes or so. A small parking lot, but watch carefully or you'll miss the entry sign.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Nice place to walk or bike, nice trails and especially lots of shade for the hot sunny days . A must do

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Get the feeling of walking in the the wilderness while not even leaving The Woodlands. Parking can be a problem on the weekends. No concrete just hiking trails and people.

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