Oct 18

Where to tailgate in The Woodlands

by The Woodlands

It’s that time again. Time to watch your favorite football teams, enjoy tailgating and feast on barbecue. There is no better place to celebrate the fall season than at one of the 135 community parks situated throughout The Woodlands.  While at the parks, stream your favorite football game.

Parks are located in all villages throughout The Woodlands and are connected through nearly 210 miles of nature trails. These hike-and-bike trails provide options for walking, jogging, bicycling and rollerblading.

Community parks feature recreational amenities including playground equipment, basketball courts, sports fields and more. There are also seven community pools open in the summer. Along with recreation, many parks offer picnic pavilions with barbecue grills where you can enjoy socializing with family and friends.

There are so many wonderful parks in the community. Here is our list of top parks in each village for tailgating.

Village of Alden Bridge – Alden Bridge Park:

There are numerous highlights, but key amenities include BBQ pits, basketball courts, fishing, pavilion/gazebo, picnic tables, soccer fields, tennis courts and playground equipment.

Village of Cochran’s Crossing – Bear Branch Park:

Features include BBQ pits, pavilion/gazebo, picnic tables, playground equipment, wheel-friendly area, dog park, volleyball courts and a community recreation center.

Village of College Park – Harper’s Landing Park:

Features include BBQ pits, pavilion/gazebo, picnic tables, playground equipment, ball fields, volleyball courts, tennis courts, dog park and wheel-friendly area.

Village of Creekside Park – Rob Fleming Park:

Features include Craftsman-style pavilion with a fireplace, kitchen (rented out), picnic tables, large outdoor grill, fishing, playground equipment and a field which boasts bluebonnets during wildflower season.

Village of Grogan’s Mill – Tamarac Park:

As one of the first parks in The Woodlands, Tamarac features a pavilion/gazebo, BBQ pits, dog park, fishing, playground equipment, wheel-friendly area, and tennis and volleyball courts.

Village of Indian Springs – Chandler Creek Park:

This neighborhood park includes BBQ pits, playground equipment, pavilion/gazebo and picnic table.

Village of Panther Creek – Northshore Park:

This park overlooks Lake Woodlands and features fishing, pavilion/gazebo, BBQ pits, picnic tables, playground equipment and volleyball courts.  Northshore Park is home to free, seasonal Concerts-in-the-Park.

Village of Sterling Ridge – May Valley Park:

May Valley Park highlights a vintage pavilion which includes a fireplace, large outdoor grill, playground equipment and a large splash pad area.

Town Center Parks – Hughes Landing Park and Band Shell:

Hughes Landing Park overlooks Lake Woodlands and features a green with a large outdoor band shell. The park is surrounded by a boardwalk which leads to Lakes Edge Kayak Kiosk in Hughes Landing where you can rent kayaks; outdoor sculptures and Hughes Landing Dog Park.  Although you cannot barbecue in this area, there are several dining experiences along Restaurant Row with outdoor patios to catch the favorite football game. 

If you are new to The Woodlands or considering a new home in The Woodlands, there is also one more exciting opportunity to tailgate! When homebuyers purchase a new home in The Woodlands between October 1, 2016 and New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2016, they will receive a $5,000 tailgating package or up to $5,000 toward closing costs with a chance to win $10,000. The tailgating package includes a 60” 4K UHD TV, luxury gas grill and a high-end cooler. Additionally, a random drawing will take place before January 31, 2017 among all buyers that sign a contract to purchase a new home during the promotional timeframe and entrants whose entries are received by December 31, 2016. The winner will receive $10,000. No purchase is necessary for a chance to win this $10,000 award.  Click here for more information. 


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