Open Daily - 730 am to Sunset.

1860 County Road 2724
Mineola, Texas 75773

(903) 569-6183



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 30th and October 1, 2016

Get Directions To NatureFest  (Click Here)    


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 Schedule

(schedule subject to change)



  • 8:00am 5K Fun Run “Chasing Bigfoot” $20.00 registration fee includes T-shirt
  • **Register at the event**
    T-Shirts will be first come, first serve 

    Fun_Run_Registration | 20 USD

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

    All events from 9:00 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 Creature Teacher at the Pavilion
  • 11:00 Amphibian Walk with Boyd Sanders
  • 12:00 Creature Teacher at the Pavilion - The Creature Teacher
  • 1:00 Blackland Prairie Raptors (tentative)
  • 2:00 Creature Teacher at the Pavilion - The Creature Teacher
  • 3:00 Blackland Prairie Raptors (tentative)
  • 4:00 Rock Throwing Contest

 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