The City of Houston, Harris County Precinct 3, and Fort Bend County operate day time recreational facilities within Addicks and Barker reservoirs. All facilities are open to the public, unless noted. No reservations are necessary, but the group shelters located in Bear Creek and Cullen Park do require reservations. For information on specific park information, contact the appropriate operating agency.
All of our trails are a big hit at Addicks and Barker reservoirs. There are many miles of scenic trails that provide unlimited opportunities for walking-hiking based recreation.
Our newest park addition is the Millie Bush Bark Park located in George Bush Park, which is in Barker Reservoir. The doggies and their owners love this area. Addicks Reservoir, has the Bill Archer Dog Park.
If you are looking for a more developed recreation facility, Bear Creek Park, located in Addicks Reservoir and operated by Harris County Precinct 3, is the place to go. It is a complex, heavily wooded park with a wealth of recreational facilities such as:
-A 54-hole golf course
-Tennis and bocce ball courts
-Soccer, football, baseball, softball fields
Also located in Bear Creek Park are the Houston Farm and Ranch Club center, the Texas A&M Agricultural Extension center and the Bear Creek Community center. Park office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except for holidays.
Harris County Precinct 3 also operates and maintains the George Bush Park located in Barker Reservoir. Other developed facilities located in Barker Reservoir include the American Shooting Range, a model airport, soccer and baseball fields, horse riding trails, and the Millie Bush Bark Park for doggies. For more information on Bear Creek Park or the George Bush Park, call (281-496-2177) or write to Harris County Precinct 3, Bear Creek Park, 15115 Clay Road, Houston TX 77084.