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Shadowbend Park

4192 Lake Woodlands Drive
The Woodlands, Texas 77381

Shadowbend Park, featuring the Shadowbend Pool is the 12th park to be built in The Woodlands. As is the case in the early days of any development project as enormous as The Woodlands, Texas, the wheels of progres turn slowly and the park, though acquired in 1983, was not dedicated for use until 1991. At over twelve and a half acres, this very large park is often utilized for little league soccer and lacrosse games. Just over the long, woodplank bridge from the main park area are five lighted tennis courts. Shadowbend Park is located near the southwest corner of Lake Woodlands Drive and Shadowbend Drive, just west of St. Paul Church. In 2014, Shadowbend Park underwent a major renovation, including a new playground and swings replace the old play equipment, and connect to an expanded stone-paved plaza adjacent to the large pavilion. The tennis area renovations included additional parking spaces, a new pavilion with serving counter, picnic tables, and a new shortcut sidewalk between the parking area and the bridge.

Cochrans Crossing Shadow bend park
Village: Village of Cochran's Crossing
Park Type: Village
Owners: The Woodlands Township
Date Acquired: 1983
Park Acreage: 12.68
Pathway Mileage: 0.7417
Parking Spaces: 65+
what parks in the woodlands have spraygrounds

There are other Splash Pads in The Woodlands where the kids can run around and play in the (permanent) sprinklers without trashing the yard. Check out the May Valley Splash Pad, the Sawmill Splash Pad, and another in Creekside Park, the Timarron Splash Pad.

Park Amenities:

  • Play Areas - younger & older
  • Splash Pad / Sprayground
  • Bike Racks (7)
  • Benches (7)
  • Picnic Tables (8)
  • BBQ pit (4)
  • Drinking Fountain (2)
  • Trash Receptacles (11)
  • Pavilions (2) - with electrical outlets
  • Restroom
  • Bridges
Sport Amenities: 
  • Lighted Tennis Courts (with backboards) (5)
  • Basketball Court
  • Volleyball Court
  • Soccer/Football Field
For more information on this and other parks throughout The Woodlands, contact The Woodlands Township, Parks and Recreation Department:
8203 Millennium Forest Drive
The Woodlands, Texas 77381
Phone: 281 210-3900

"Younger Play Areas" suitable for children ages 2-5.
"Older Play Areas" suitable for children ages 5-12.
Per Woodlands Parks & Recreation Department Rules: Dogs 25 lbs. and under qualify as "small."
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