Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve...A Peaceful Park in the City

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Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve...A Peaceful Park in the City


Who could believe that this peaceful park could be located so close to the city? Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve is on 80 acres that includes a 40-acre lake (Marshall Lake), walking paths (some paved), 3 fishing docks, a boat launch, volleyball area, and much more. 




The Preserve is in northwest Harris County and was donated by Kickerillo Companies and Mischer Investments. Surrounding the Preserve are multi-family homes, shopping, restaurants, and a major freeway!


The total paved trail is 1.7 miles and takes you along the lake. These are wide enough for walkers, joggers, bikers and dogs!! There are unpaved paths through the woods as well as an Eagle Scout Nature Trail and several benches for breaks or just to sit and admire nature. 


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Above right is just one of three docks...great for fishing or just taking in the view.


During the summer the Preserve offers a variety of activities including Fishing 101, Evening Tai-Chi, Come ‘N Go Canoeing and Fishing, and more. In addition, Scout troops and non-profit youth service groups can reserve an area for overnight camping. The area is located near restrooms that include showers and has grills and a covered picnic area. 


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Top left is an early morning group working out. Top right is the largest dock where young and old can fish.


It is not unusual to find a lone reader sitting on a bench while a kayaker attempts to catch a local bass. Or early in the morning before the temperatures hit the 90s there are groups working out in the open area with yoga mats and plenty of water. 

Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve

20215 Chasewood Park Drive

Houston, TX 77070


Hours: Dawn to Dusk

The Preserve is located just off Hwy 249 (Tomball Parkway)

between Cypresswood and Louetta. 


Whether you’re looking for a place for a quick jog or walk, hoping to find those perfect photo opportunities, or want to commune with nature, Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve offers all that!




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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Kathy. One good thing about living in downtown Chicago is the abundance of parks within walking distance. Enjoy your day 

Jul 25, 2019 04:30 AM #2
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

Good morning, Kathy Streib that looks like a nice open park with no creatures looming within the dense brush and forest.... true relaxation....

Jul 25, 2019 05:08 AM #3
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good morning Kathy - very restful.  Is this the new spot where you and Larry take your morning walks?

Jul 25, 2019 05:47 AM #4
Lottie Kendall
Compass - San Francisco, CA
Helping make your real estate dreams a reality

Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve looks like my kind of place. Urban dwellers need parks like this to restore balance to lives.

Jul 25, 2019 07:22 AM #5
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Kathy the scene in your first picture looks so, so peaceful.

Jul 25, 2019 08:07 AM #6
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

That is a very nice looking place to visit.  I know if Trish lived near there, she would be there often with her camera!

Jul 25, 2019 08:27 AM #7
Sharon Lee
Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance - Jonesborough, TN
Retired and loving life

Sounds like my kind of places minus the high temps.

Jul 25, 2019 08:34 AM #8
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


Our kind of place, and I especially love the tai-chi and the yoga morning/evening. A

Jul 25, 2019 09:45 AM #9
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

Recreation areas that provide peaceful space for folks are so valuable to a community.  I'm lucky to live near the American Parkway here in Greater Sacramento.

Jul 25, 2019 11:00 AM #10
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Kathy Streib

This preserve is a great place to enjoy the view, take a stroll or just clear your mind. Very nice! 

Jul 25, 2019 01:03 PM #11
Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS 602-380-4886
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona's Top Banana!

Wow Kathy Streib this is my kind of place. I love, love, love it! And my goal is to live around water again.  Who knows, maybe Texas will be our destination at some point!

Jul 25, 2019 02:18 PM #12
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
RE/MAX Northwest. - Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!

Now that looks like a pleasant place to spend an afternoon, Kathy Streib 

Jul 25, 2019 04:22 PM #13
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Michael Jacobs it's just 10 minutes from our home so there's no excuse for not walking. 

Wayne Martin you're lucky!!!!  Hope you're taking advantage of it. 

Barbara Todaro I can't lie to you...we've seen 4 venemous snakes since we've been there!!! I just think I heard you scream!!! 

Jul 25, 2019 05:41 PM #14
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Grant Schneider it is!!! There are two other parks we walk at but this is our favorite one. 

I agree Lottie Kendall We shouldn't have to drive hours for something like this. 

Jul 25, 2019 05:43 PM #15
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

George Souto we have a friend who is an artist and she introduced us to this Preserve. 

Brian England her photos would be spectacular. 

Have to admit Sharon Lee that's why we go so early. 

Jul 25, 2019 05:45 PM #16
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Ron and Alexandra Seigel I love it when cities offer these events for the residents. 

Myrl Jeffcoat that's a big plus!  Larry and I looked at the surrounding parks and other amenities when we moved here. 

Jul 25, 2019 05:52 PM #17
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Sheri Sperry - MCNE® when it's cooler and I want to have a picnic there. 

Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS 602-380-4886 There are lake communities just north of Houston. If it weren't so far from my family we might have considered it. 

Jul 25, 2019 05:54 PM #18
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS it gets really busy on weekends!  It's why we go early. 

Jul 25, 2019 05:56 PM #19
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning Kathy.

Now that looks like a path I could walk on.  Thanks for sharing

Jul 26, 2019 12:44 AM #20
Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP
Selling Homes Changing Lives

The donation by Kickerillo Companies and Mischer Investments was a wise and wonderful decision! The Preserve has been a great gift and a nice benefit to the people to enjoy for many different purposes and group activities too. I like that people in the city have a short distance to go to experience tranquility without the stress of a long commute. It sounds wonderful!

Jul 26, 2019 03:37 AM #21
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