Community / Parks

Burroughs Park

Experience the lush landscape, winding trails, and lakefront views at this 320-acre splendid park in Tomball. Amenities at this facility include sports fields, a seven-acre fishing lake*, five playgrounds, over eight miles of nature trails, picnic areas, an observation deck and boardwalk, rest room facilities, a dog park, and an award-winning barbecue pavilion that seats over 250 people.

*Swimming, boats, canoes, and kayaks are not permitted in lakes or ponds.

For more information, please call the Parks Reservation Office at 281-353-4196.


The lake at Burroughs Park is stocked each year with rainbow trout by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and also contains bluegill, channel catfish, and largemouth bass. Catch-and-release fishing is encouraged.

For more information about fishing at Precinct 4 parks and to view the rules and regulations, please click here.

Sunday Afternoon in the Park

Sunday, October 18, 2015 from noon to 4 p.m.
Rain date: Sunday, October 25

Sunday Afternoon in the Park is a FREE family festival held at Burroughs Park, featuring carnival games, children's crafts, clowns, concessions, fishing, hayrides, nature tours, a petting zoo, pony rides, a pumpkin patch, and more. 

*Private use of the sports fields requires prior permission from the sports association. Information on cancellations or changes of all sports association practice/game schedules occurring on sports fields in Precinct 4 parks must be directed to the individual association: Sports associations do not provide Precinct 4 with game schedules, cancellations, or changes of their activities.


9738 Hufsmith Road
Tomball, Texas 77375 
Phone: 281-353-4196

Hours of Operation
7 a.m. to dark

Pavilion (seats 250)

Location and Facilities Map (PDF)

Sports Association*
Challenge Soccer Club
Tomball Girls Softball Association (TGSA)