Get Close Up with Nature Scavenger Hunt

What: Join friends and neighbors for a nature scavenger hunt at Willow Fork Park, including some “interesting” finds planned by Friends of Willow Fork Park. Pick up scavenger hunt instructions at the pavilion. Using a smart phone, take pictures to show evidence of finds. All participants will receive a special prize.

When: Saturday, July 13 – 9-10:30 a.m.

Where: Willow Fork Park, located at the northwest corner of TX-99/Grand Parkway and Cinco Ranch Blvd., across from LaCenterra.

Bring the family and enjoy a nature scavenger hunt in Willow Fork Park, hosted by the Texas Master Naturalists – Coastal Prairie Chapter. A list of items to identify will be provided, all you need is an enthusiasm for nature and a digital camera or phone to take pictures of items located. There may even be some “dinosaur eggs” hidden in the park—join Friends of Willow Fork Park to find out!

Come anytime between 9 and 10:30 to join the hunt and stay and enjoy Willow Fork Park’s playground, walking and bike paths, Frisbee golf and picnic areas.

Friends of Willow Fork Park will wrap up its summer programming with a free bike tune-up and ride with Cool Cat Cycles on August 3, just in time to make sure your bikes are safe and ready for those planning ride to and from school. After the bike check and a description of bike trail options in the Katy area, Cool Cats will lead a one-hour bike ride from the park through WFDD trails and nearby neighborhoods.

For more information on Friends of Willow Fork Park, a resident group that organizes free, family- friendly, nature-based programs for the community through funding from Willow Fork Drainage District, visit the Friends of Willow Fork Park Facebook.


Established in 1985, Willow Fork Drainage District (WFDD) constructs, maintains and operates drainage and recreational facilities to preserve and enhance the communities within its boundaries. Located approximately 25 miles west of the central business district of Houston and 2.5 miles south of the intersection of I-10 and Mason Road, its operations span 5,700 acres, including 15 miles of drainage channels, three community parks, and nearly 50 miles of trails. For more information on WFDD, visit

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