With over 3,800 acres of conveniently located parkland, Precinct 4 residents don’t have to travel far for quality recreation and relaxation. Adults and children alike can enjoy a variety of free and low-cost programs at Mercer and Jones parks as well as unique amenities at every Precinct 4 park, which may include canoe launches, picnic areas, playground equipment, sports fields, and nature trails.

Precinct 4’s Trails As Parks (TAP) Division is a mobile team that strives to connect people to nature by providing outdoor recreation, ecotourism, and environmental education throughout Harris County Precinct 4 parks.

Precinct 4 offers launches at Collins Park, Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center, and Pundt Park for those interested in canoeing/kayaking Spring or Cypress Creeks and associated waterways.

Fishing enthusiasts can experience many unique fishing opportunities year-round at lakes and creeks in Precinct 4.

The GeoChallenge contains a series of 101 geocaches, all of which are easy to find. However, attainment of certain geocaches may require elevated physical activity.


Precinct 4 Parks: 281-353-8100


Precinct 4 parks are open every day except: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.


Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center is a premier 312-acre Harris County Precinct 4 nature preserve located in Humble, TX.

Mercer Botanic Gardens is a premier 14.5 acre Harris County Precinct 4 nature preserve located in Humble, along Cypress Creek.

Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve is a premier 80-acre Harris County Precinct 4 nature preserve located in Houston, near Cypresswood Drive.