Horseshoe Bend Natural Area

Driving Directions

From the north Houston City Limits on Highway 63, take Oak Hill Drive Road west 1 mile, then Forest Drive west 1 mile, then Mineral Drive north 1 mile, and Horseshoe Drive west 1 mile.

General Information





(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Canoeing  Access provided at Mineral Springs Access at the downstream property boundary. Big Piney River   
Fishing - Bass Good population.  
Fishing - Catfish Good population.  
Fishing - Other Good population. Suckers  
Fishing - Sunfish Good population.  
Hiking  No designated trails 
Hunting-Deer Good population. Archery only.  
Hunting-Quail Good population. Primarily in old fields on the west side of the Piney River. 
Hunting-Rabbit Good population. Primarily in old fields on the west side of the River. 
Hunting-Squirrel Good population.  
Hunting-Turkey Good population. Annual Fall Deer and Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information booklet and annual Spring Turkey Hunting Information booklet.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Parking Lot    

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Designated Natural Area Horseshoe Bend NA 69.00 acres For more information, visit natural areas.  
Stream - Permanent Big Piney River 2.50 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Forest and Woodland 180.00  
Old Field 35.00  
Total Area Acres:233.00 

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Designated Trails
Trail Name Trail Type Length
No Designated Trails

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Shooting Range General Information

This area has no shooting ranges.

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