Gather up your troop, furry friends, or significant other and head out to the park for a picnic. We’ve rounded up a list of the top five coolest picnic spots in the Sweetest City in Texas! Plus, don’t forget your picnic essentials like a blanket, sunscreen, picnic basket, water and more to make it the best picnic trip, yet!
Sugar Land Memorial Park is a 420-acre park located along the Brazos River between U.S. Highway 59 and University Boulevard. This one-of-a-kind park counts with everything from a covered picnic area, biking and riding trails, a lake where you can kayak, playground for the little ones, and a dog park for your best friend! You can also pay tribute at the Veteran’s Memorial monument to the fallen soldiers.
A Bird Lover’s Destination
Love the idea of picnicking, but looking for an outdoor adventure? Head out to Cullinan Park for a fun-filled day where you can go fishing, bird-watching, canoeing, and hiking. For the bird lovers, Cullinan Park is listed in the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s state-wide birding trail as part of the Katy Prairie Loop. So, pack up your gear and start planning your day trip.
Eldridge Park is our third recommendation for picnic aficionados. This park has plenty of fun things to do such as playing a quick soccer match, jogging, taking shade under the numerous trees, or taking the little ones to the playground pavilion. Plus, don’t forget the fishing rods, because Eldridge Park has a pond.
Photo Credit: Tony Ynot
Sugar Land Regional Airport12888 Hwy 6 Sugar Land, TX 77498 MAP
Ready for your picnic to take off? Who says you can only plan a picnic at a park? Step out of your comfort zone and head out to the Sugar Land Regional Airport where you can have a unique picnic experience in their sweet back patio area or a BBQ in their nearby green space. Sit back, relax, and watch as the planes take off right in front of your eyes!
A more modernized take on traditional picnicking can be experienced at the Plaza. adjacent to the Smart Financial Centre This marvel features a grassy area with picnic tables, an open area for kids to play, and the splash pad. On the days when there are no shows scheduled, catch the hourly water shows on the hour from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. P.S. don’t forget your towels and bathing suits.
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