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 October 23rd & 24th 2015

Nature Fest 2015 CANCELLED due to inclement weather and flooding.

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

2015 Schedule

"schedule subject to change"


Music provided by Rafael & Emmylou Espinoza


  • 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

 Also at Nature Fest 2015

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