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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.

Information

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

Hours of Operation
7 a.m. to dark

Map
Location and facility map (PDF)

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

*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.

Fishing

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 19, 2014 from noon to 4 p.m.
Rain date: Sunday, October 26

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.

Amenities

Ball fields*
Ball fields

Dog Park
Dog Park
Entrance to large dog area

Fishing
Fishing
Fishing

Lake
Lake
Lake

Nature trails
Nature trails Nature trails

Observation deck
Observation deck
Picture of observation deck

Pavilion (Reservations required; click here to make a reservation.)
Seats 250 people
Pavilion

The pavilion, located at the north end of the park near the lake, has charcoal barbecue pits and rest rooms nearby.

Picnic areas
Picnic areas

Playgrounds
Playground at park entrance
This playground, located at the park entrance, has two age-specific areas appropriate for children ages 2 through 5 and 5 through 12.

Playground
This playground is appropriate for children of all ages.

Toddler playground Toddler playground
Toddler playgrounds

Sandbox play area
Sandbox play area

Swings and a slide
Swings and a slide

Soccer fields*
Soccer fields

Volleyball courts
Volleyball courts

*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.