It sounds so simple but going to a park is a terrific way to meet those health and wellness resolutions you’ve set for the New Year.
Among the spectacular amenities to take advantage of in The Woodlands Hills, there are five beautiful and unique parks for residents to enjoy with their friends and family.
Each masterfully-designed park is surrounded by nature and provides pedestrian connectivity within the community, creating the perfect ambiance for health, fitness and wellness activities.
Steeped in nature, native plants and wild birds indigenous to the area can be observed from the park.
Here are some details about each park:
Teralyn Woods Park
As the very first park to debut in The Woodlands Hills, Teralyn Woods Park is set within a beautiful wooded setting. Visitors can enjoy relaxing in one of the hammocks, and a playground with swing sets beacon young ones to enjoy. Trails fork off from the park that provide a convenient path for elementary and junior high students to get to school.
The acclaimed 17-acre Founders Park provides an Activity Center as its focal point with indoor and outdoor space, a state-of-the-art fitness center and yoga and events lawns. Founders Park also features leisure and fitness pools, lazy river, sprayground, an innovative playground, and tennis courts. Founders Park is also home to the one-acre Lucy and Gus Dauzat Dog Park, providing tree-laced space and designated play areas for both large dogs and small dogs.
Sue Luce’s Daisy Park
This one-acre neighborhood park is nestled in the trees. Sue Luce’s Daisy Park serves as a focal point for socialization and recreation. Utilizing nature as the playground for younger and older children, this whimsical activity park features a giant spider climber, an ADA-compliant swing, stepping logs and a hill that youth can climb up and roll down. Its playground, aptly called Branch Out, creates a tree fort within the park. A shaded pavilion provides a nice respite from the sun and serve as an area for social gatherings. A giant 24-foot native white oak tree is a highlight of Daisy Park.
Rick and Roz Dauzat Peace Park
Immersed in serene nature, the 2.5-acre Rick and Roz Dauzat Peace Park features a meandering pathway spanning 1.8 miles that winds along an intermittent creek bed, a tributary of Stewart’s Creek, that is accessible through pedestrian boardwalks. The forested park offers playful exploration with boulders and logs to scale. For relaxation and reflection, Peace Park also features shaded sitting areas, away from the hustle and bustle of life.
Coach Les Peacock Park
The newest park in the neighborhood of Maybella Forest is Coach Les Peacock Park, named in memory of the late Les Peacock who was a longtime coach and educator at Willis ISD. Nearly one acre, this wooded park has been built out to realize a child’s ideal vision of a backyard fort, complete with climbing features and elevated play structures integrated among the trees to set the stage for imaginative play.
Eventually, The Woodlands Hills will feature 20 parks for all to enjoy among its award-winning 2,000-acre community. See you at the park!