RONNIE AND CATHY
MATTHEWS "Exclusive Realtors for Northwest Houston, Spring, woodlands,
tomball, Cypress, and Champion Areas."
Settled by German immigrants in 1840. Served as a railroad center in early
1900s., but population thereafter declined until caught in the surging
growth of Houston in the present day.
JESSE H. JONES PARK & NATURE CENTER
MERCER ARBORETUM AND BOTANIC GARDENS
OLD TOWN SPRING
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JESSE H. JONES PARK & NATURE CENTER - Nestled
in heavily wooded area; 5 mile hiking trail meanders through woods across
boardwalks over pond, ending at sandy shores of Spring Creek. Programs
and exhibits on plant and animal life and special children's program in
Nature Center building. Open daily, except Christmas. 20634 Kenswick Drive
off F.M. 1960 east. 713-446-8588.
Pioneer Homestead Museum developed to accurately represent 183-0s
pioneer homestead and Indian homestead. Buildings include log cabin, smoke
house, root cellar, corn crib and shed, log barn, and other facilities
one would find on typical homestead. Two dwellings represent Akokisa Indian
MERCER ARBORETUM AND BOTANIC GARDENS - A 214
acre facility with formal gardens; arboretum with picnic area garden and
nature trails. Open daily except Christmas. At 22306 Aldine Westfield.
OLD TOWN SPRING - Restored railroad village
of early 900s with some 150 shops featuring antiques, art, crafts, clothing,
and restaurants. I-45 Spring Cypress Road, Exit 70 A, one mile east. For
SPLASHTOWN U.S.A. - Catch a wave in enormous
wave pool. Experience a waterfall on Shot Gun Falls, or splash into the
Blue Lagoon, a two-level activity pool. There's something for everyone
at the 46 acre park. On northbound I-45 at Holzwarth Road, exit 68. Admission.