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McKinney Roughs Nature Park

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Open today: 08:00 - 17:00
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This was good visit, not much to see, but staff and environment were good. I will go back and check... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Spring Break Trip

This is a great park with awesome views. Went during Spring Break 2018. Love the trails. Admission... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
Sam M
Houston, Texas
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McKinney Roughs is an 1,100 acre nature park where characteristics of four ecosystems-- Post Oak Savannah, Blackland Prairie, East Texas Piney Woods, and a riparian zone-- converge to create an unusual blend of natural resources. Located just 13...more
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1884 State Highway 71 W, Cedar Creek, TX 78612-3412
+1 512-303-5073
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

This was good visit, not much to see, but staff and environment were good. I will go back and check it out again hoping more things to see and discover.

Thank hbarazi
Reviewed 15 March 2018

This is a great park with awesome views. Went during Spring Break 2018. Love the trails. Admission is cheap. Fun for the whole family.

Thank Sam M
Reviewed 28 November 2017

What a great place. We went on a weekday morning, so there were no crowds at all. The trails map says there are 17.9 miles of trails, one of which is ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliant. Well, sort of. You could ride a motorized...More

1  Thank capitollover
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Had a great day clean and nice just a hot day came with my family a 5@3 year old kids thanks for a new experience

Thank joann o
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

This park has nice and long trails in a nature filled area. It is a quality park. I saw a few school buses and lots of kids walking around. It's a large park, so I'll have to come back to finish seeing everything. It's just...More

Thank Daverick7
Reviewed 18 July 2017

My now wife and I got married here just last month. We really can't say enough how great our experience was. To start, the grounds are beautiful and well maintained. This goes for both the exterior landscaping and the interior of the reception hall. The...More

Thank burch2017
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I arrived just before the Visitor Center opened on Saturday and was surprised to see the upper parking lot nearly full of cars. When I got out I could smell bacon cooking as the girl scouts who had camped overnight were preparing breakfast. A group...More

Thank Joan W
Reviewed 14 May 2017

McKinney Roughs is a great hiking/walking park. We did 5.5 miles on verying terrain from flat to a few hills. Its very well laid out and the trails are easy to follow and well marked.

1  Thank steve h
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I love bringing kids here for a birthday. We love to see the nature center, hike/play hide-n-seek, share a picnic lunch, rock hop in the river, and hike some more! October-April is ideal, when it's not as hot - but when it's hot there are...More

1  Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Friendly helpful staff/ great scenery. Lots a outdoor activity choices and a variety of gathering places to enjoy. Nature is the number one priority here.

Thank hillje
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