Located on the west side of Highway 6, also known as Addicks-Howell Road, between Voss and Highway 90A, is Cullinan Park. This 754-acre park is one of the largest nature parks in the Houston area and features a number of amenities that every visitor can enjoy.
Fun Fact: Cullinan Park is larger than Central Park in New York City and is home to the 23rd largest pecan tree in Texas.
Known as a top destination for many birding and wildlife enthusiasts, Cullinan Park is listed in the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s statewide birding trail as part of the Katy Prairie Loop. This outdoor destination has drawn nature tourists from all over the world. Both Pumpkin Lake and White Lake are noted for waders such as White Ibises, Great and Little Blue Herons, Great Egrets, Green Herons, Snowy Egrets, and wood ducks. Visitors are encouraged to use this bird checklist to spot different species during different times of the year.
Upon arrival, visitors will be pleasantly surprised to know there’s a total of six trails that can be used for hiking or embarking on a walk with your furry friend. This is a great place to change up your fitness routine while spending some quality time in nature.
Fishing and Kayaking
Cullinan Park is the perfect place to go fishing and kayaking. Visitors can grab their tackle and rod for a relaxing day of fishing on the pier at Pumpkin Lake. There's also a canoe launch where you can go kayaking or canoeing.
Fisher Tip: Cullinan Park has two lakes, which are playgrounds for a number of different kinds of wildlife.
Just about every angle of Cullinan Park is photo-worthy. With numerous opportunities to take breathtaking images of its trails, wildlife, trees, and lake. Visitors love taking family portraits and engagement photos throughout the park.
Photo Tip: : One of the most popular areas to capture Sugar Land’s gorgeous sunsets are on the observation tower and boardwalk located off White Lake.
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