George Bush Park Hike and Bike Trail

Texas

George Bush Park Hike and Bike Trail Facts

States: Texas
Counties: Harris
Length: 11.4 miles
Trail end points: Terry Hershey Park and Highland Knolls at Fry Road
Trail surfaces: Asphalt, Concrete
Trail category: Greenway/Non-RT
ID: 7892240
Trail activities: Bike, Walking

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George Bush Park Hike and Bike Trail Description

The George Bush Park Hike and Bike Trail, in western Houston, starts at the west end of the Terry Hershey Park Hike and Bike Trail and, together, they offer a continuous 22-mile ride.

The park itself sprawls 7,800 acres and has a number of recreational amenities, including ballfields, picnic areas, a shooting range, and wildlife habitat. Note that the park's paved trail is largely unshaded.

 

Parking and Trail Access

Exit I-10W at Highway 6 and go south. There is trail parking at Buffalo Bayou and just beyond at Briar Forrest Drive. If you want enter George Bush Park (16756 Westheimer Parkway), continue south on Highway 6 to Westheimer Road, then veer right on Westheimer Parkway. Turn right on Barker Cypress heading toward the equestrian center. This will dead end into a parking lot.

George Bush Park Hike and Bike Trail Reviews

The east trail head and parking lot are closed at Noble Rd (Briar Forest Dr) and Highway 6 until summer of 2019. The connector to Terry Hershey trail has some construction but is passable.

Love the trail, long enough to really get a good work out. Very pleasant to ride thru the swamps/reservoir. Good wild life.

This is a great place to walk or bike ride. With the scenery, I often exercise more without noticing because I am looking around.

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Just rode this trail today. 3-6 ft wide asphalt trail that is easy and casual for the whole family or any MTN/Roadie who just wants to put some miles in.

Nice long trail

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