10 parks to explore in Sugar Land and Missouri City

Check out this guide of parks in Sugar Land and Missouri City to enjoy the great outdoors. (Courtesy Canva)
Check out this guide of parks in Sugar Land and Missouri City to enjoy the great outdoors. (Courtesy Canva)

Check out this guide of parks in Sugar Land and Missouri City to enjoy the great outdoors. (Courtesy Canva)

Taking a walk in one of the parks in Sugar Land or Missouri City is the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors. There are 27 parks on 1,174 acres of developed parkland in Sugar Land, with 20 miles of trails. In Missouri City, 20 developed parks cover 393 acres. Here is a list of 10 of those parks.

Buffalo Run Park

Buffalo Run Park is a nature park that features amenities such as an observation tower, fishing piers, nature trails, a sand volleyball court, a playground and more. 1122 Buffalo Run Blvd., Missouri City

Community Park

The park covers 107 acres and includes a fishing lake, a gazebo, a skatepark, a nine-hole disc golf course, a playground with a zipline and a gazebo. Additionally, the park in Missouri City includes soccer fields, trails, softball fields, basketball courts and a sand volleyball court. Fishermen of all ages can catch catfish in the lake in Community Park. A fishing license is not required for visitors under age 17. A valid State of Texas fishing license is required for visitors age 17 and older. 1700 Glenn Lakes Lane, Missouri City

First Colony Park

First Colony Park consists of 22 acres with nine baseball fields, batting cages, two concession stands, a playground with an accessible picnic pavilion, drinking fountains, grills, benches and restrooms. 3232 Austin Parkway, Sugar Land

Lost Creek Park

Lost Creek Park is a 21-acre community park next to Oyster Creek Park. Among the park's amenities are soccer fields, a playground, a picnic pavilion with a concession stand, restrooms and a large parking lot. Lost Creek Park has access to the 3-mile Oyster Creek Trail and a 0.9-mile loop trail. Additionally, there is a BMX track located next to the parking lot. 3703 Lost Creek Blvd., Sugar Land

Mayfield Park

The 4.3-acre Mayfield Park is located near the historic Imperial Sugar Refinery and the Sugar Land Heritage Museum & Visitor Center. In addition to a 0.5-mile trail, the park is equipped with a small parking lot, a large playground with swings, newly installed restroom facilities, a basketball court with six goals, a pavilion with picnic tables and grills, drinking fountains and bike racks. 106 Ave. D, Sugar Land

Mosley Park

Located on 3 acres on the banks of Oyster Creek, Mosley Park in Missouri City is filled with pecan trees that provide shelter for picnickers. This trail connects to Oyster Creek Trail and is also a fishing spot. 3333 FM 1092, Missouri City

Oyster Creek Park

The park features a rock-lined pond with a water feature and a bridge overlooking Oyster Creek. Located on over 111 acres, the park includes a 3-mile hiking and biking trail, a greenbelt trail, restrooms, five picnic tables with grills, a drinking fountain, benches and public art pieces. Emergency call boxes are placed along Oyster Creek Trail for added security. 4033 Hwy. 6 S., Sugar Land

Pawm Springs Dog Park at Memorial Park

Pawm Springs Dog Park is located on 6 acres within Memorial Park in Sugar Land. Pet guests will find a resort-style pond, a palm tree water spray feature, an agility area, an enclosed area for smaller pups and plenty of open space to run and play. 15300 University Blvd., Sugar Land

Roane Park

Roane Park encompasses 17.63 acres and offers restrooms, two small pavilions, two multiuse sports fields and a newly constructed playground. 1440 Turtle Creek Drive, Missouri City.

Sugar Land Memorial Park

Sugar Land's Memorial Park includes 150 acres along the Brazos River and 2.5 miles of walking and biking paths. In addition to Memorial Park's Veterans Memorial, it has two pavilions available for rental, restrooms, a playground with climbing ropes, open space for sports and a lake for outdoor recreation such as fishing, kayaking and canoeing. 15300 University Blvd., Sugar Land