See inside the renovated Spring Creek Greenway Nature Center

The Spring Creek Greenway Nature Center reopened in August. The facility is open Mondays through Saturdays. Trails on the property and restroom facilities are open from dawn to dusk.

The Spring Creek Greenway Nature Center reopened in August. The facility is open Mondays through Saturdays. Trails on the property and restroom facilities are open from dawn to dusk.

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The Spring Creek Greenway Nature Center on Riley Fuzzel Road closed after flooding during Hurricane Harvey in late August 2017 but reopened Aug. 3 after renovations that included a new outdoor deck area and community room.


The building was flooded with 4 feet of water in 2017, causing major damage to the 11,000-square-foot facility, Montgomery County Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack said after the reopening.


The newly renovated center includes natural specimens such as minerals, bones and taxidermy as well as many live animals. Venomous and nonvenomous snakes are housed in aquariums as well as lizards, fish, amphibians and tarantulas. It also includes a children’s area with educational materials, a community room available for public rental, and a deck area with tables and seating.


Spring Creek Greenway Nature Center
1300 Riley Fuzzel Road, Spring
281-364-4225
www.precinct3.org/spring-creek-greenway
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., closed Sun.

By Vanessa Holt
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of that paper in March 2017 and editor of The Woodlands edition in January 2019.


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