With a park close to every home, Bridgeland seamlessly blends nature into residents’ daily lives.
Within the greenbelts and common areas that thread the communities, there are smaller playgrounds where neighborhood friends gather and play. Park pavilions, practice fields, and more will sprout up as Bridgeland continues to grow, providing additional gathering places for outdoor parties and celebrations.
Stop and smell the roses. Follow a butterfly. Embrace nature’s critters in creative outdoor spaces, such as a rose garden, a butterfly garden, Turtle Lane, Maze Park and Rabbit Run, to name a few.
Go park hopping and try them all!
Oak Meadow Park
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—stocked for catch-and-release fishing, a covered pavilion with restrooms, and an 18-hole disc golf course. Oak Meadow Park is also home to Bridgeland’s annual event – Nature Fest in April.
Lakeland Village Park
Located in Hidden Creek, this 20-acre park boasts a plethora of unique features, including a fenced dog park, skate park, basketball court, heated lap pool open year-round, canoe/kayak launch with boats available for use, fishing pier, spraypark, as well as multiple tennis courts, playgrounds, walking trails and playfields. There’s something for fur babies, youngsters, the young at heart, and all ages in between at Lakeland Village Park.
Josey Lake Park
The 140-acre Josey Lake Park is a favorite destination for families and neighbors to gather together and commune with nature. Residents can check out a kayak or paddleboat to take out on the 3-mile waterway loop. There’s a sprayground, playground-style zip line, adventure play area, and hammock park for kids. A two-story birding tower with sky-bridge and stationary binoculars provides optimal viewing of local flora and fauna. Interpretative signs along the shoreline walking trails describe the extensive ecosystem and sustainable features within Josey Lake. And a pavilion and event lawn hosts concerts and other community events.Learn More
Located in Hidden Creek, Treehouse Park is one of the most adventurous places in the neighborhood. This beautiful area features an award-winning two-story treehouse nestled among 100-year-old live oaks that date back to the property’s early rice farming days. Hop across scattered tree stumps, or follow a curved wooden boardwalk across a ravine to seating in a nearby wooded area. View migratory birds on the Central Flyway as they fly through Bridgeland as well as the many species that live in the community year-round.
Now open is the 25-acre Dragonfly Park, Bridgeland’s newest amenity, which features a lazy river, leisure pool with beach entry, rope swing, lap pool, playground with a custom-made dragonfly climbing structure, sprayground, tennis courts, open play field, basketball court, dog park, kayak launch, and hike and bike trails. The state-of-the-art activity center includes a fitness center, flex rooms, event hall and lawn that will seat 150 people, with the opportunity to open the bi-fold doors overlooking the lake to have a larger event on the lawn.
This one-mile-long, 12’ wide linear park and trail system through Parkland Village offers safe passage for families walking to and from Wells Elementary School, Bridgeland High School, and the future Cy-Fair ISD middle school. For residents looking to supplement their workout regimen, five circuit training fitness stations are located along the trail. Two parks along Parkland Common will provide unique places for kids and families to play before and after school. At Kinetic Park – the park closest to the schools, little ones can burn off some excess energy on a vibrant vertical climbing structure surrounded by lots of room to roam. At Monarch Park, featuring a colorful butterfly garden and habitat, artistic shade structure, and a Viking swing, families and fitness buffs can mix, mingle and revive.
This scenic, four-acre park serves as the focal point of The Shores and features a large open play area and pavilion. Fly a kite or play a game of tag! Wind down on a paved walking trail landscaped with meadow grasses and flowers that wraps around the park.
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 festive occasions. Cozy up.
Water Haven Park
Water Haven Park is a three-acre site that offers several active play spaces, including a sprayground with a tall water tower and low bubbling sculptures. Anchoring the sprayground is a pavilion with picnic tables and nearby barbecue grills. Fire up the grill and cool down with the water amenities.