Open Daily - 730 am to Sunset.

1860 County Road 2724
Mineola, Texas 75773

(903) 569-6983



Main Entrance for Biking & Hiking
1860 Co Rd 2724
Mineola, TX 75773


Derby Entrance for Horse Trailers & RVs
4429 SE Loop 564
Mineola, TX 75773


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NatureFest September 30 and October 1 2016

Get Directions To NatureFest  (Click Here)    

We are reconstructing our schedule from last years cancellation.  Please note the bold and underlined tentative and possiby in the event schedules.


Thanks to all our past and present sponsors & donors for your generous support.

↓ Look what we were able to do because of your generosity. ↓

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(FREE) Fun For The Whole Family

2016 TENTATIVE Schedule

"schedule subject to change"


Music provided by TBD


  • 8:00am 5K Fun Run “Chasing Bigfoot” $20.00 registration fee includes *T-shirt
    ****Register at Event****
    *Registration has to be in by October 9th to guarantee a t-shirt.
    T-Shirts will be first come, first serve after October 9th.  

    Fun_Run_Registration | 20 USD

    Click HERE for the printable registration form (to pay with a check by mail).

    All Events From 8:30 on Are FREE
  • 9:00 Birding with Boyd Sanders of - Tyler State Park at Bridge Bob Pond
  • 9:00-12:00 Kids Fishing at Bridge Bob Pond
  • 10:00 Tours of the Nature Preserve
  • 10:00 Amphibian Walk - Boyd Sanders
  • 10:00 Creature Teacher at the Pavilion - The Creature Teacher
  • 11:00 Nature Photography with Gary Edwards at the Pavilion -
  • 12:00 Creature Teacher at the Pavilion - The Creature Teacher
  • 1:00 Blackland Prairie Raptors
  • 2:00 Creature Teacher at the Pavilion - The Creature Teacher
  • 3:00 Blackland Prairie Raptors
  • 4:00 Order of the Arrow Indian Dance - Boy Scouts of America
  • 4:00 Rock Throwing Contest

 POSSIBLY at Nature Fest 2016

You may want to bring a folding chair.....

Funds raised from the 5K Fun Run will be used to maintain our new playground equipment at the preserve.

For information 1-800-646-3652