Mary Jo Peckham Park
If you’re looking for a little bit of everything, Mary Jo Peckham Park has it all. Nestled just north of downtown Katy, the park’s amenities include a gazebo, picnic tables and barbecue area, pavilion, mini-golf, disk golf, fishing, and a walking and biking trail. The playground was recently updated, and the fishing pond is always bustling with wildlife. A great spot to be on hot days, shade trees are aplenty, and the indoor swimming pool is a great way to cool off.
Mason Creek Hike & Bike Trail
This wetland habitat features a paved trail with exercise stations, a playground, and some breathtaking fishing spots. And if you’re looking to catch a killer summer sunset, look no further than Mason Creek, where the amazing skies will wow you with their natural beauty.
George Bush Park
Technically in Houston, the George Bush Park is just outside of the Katy city limits and might be just the hidden gem you’ve been looking for. Take the bikes out for an afternoon ride. Enjoy the many other amenities like picnic areas with grills, fishing, an equestrian trail, a playground, and even a shooting range. There’s something for everyone at this 7,800-acre park – which is truly a collection of parks within a park.
In the heart of the city, you’ll find Katy Park, a large green space with a half-mile jogging path, picnic and barbecue areas, and plenty of sports fields. Perfect for a day of watching local athletes or getting in on the action yourself, the park is welcome to all, pets included.
Millie Bush Dog Park
Calling all dog owners – this one’s for you. Your pup needs playtime, too, so what better way than getting out to the dog park for some ruff and tuff play? The Millie Bush Dog Park offers plenty of room to roam with a walking path, dog pond, and even dog showers. Like George Bush Park, Millie Dog Park is technically in Houston, but it sits so close to Katy it might as well be in both cities.
Where will you explore next? Get started with this simple list of five great parks to explore in Katy, Texas. For more tips on getting the most out of each day, visit the Olympus Grand Crossing blog.