Montgomery County Preserve: Loop Trail, Creek Loop, and Pond Loop Professional Review and Guide
"This hike is for those who love woods, creeks, native plants, and wildlife. The trail winds through the woods past wetlands and ponds. There are overlooks for Spring and Panther Creeks, showing their high sandy banks. Small warblers like the heavy forest understory, while shorebirds, including egrets, enjoy the creeks. Water snakes may be seen from the bridge on the truck access road.
The wildflower display in front of the office attracts butterflies, birds, bees, and other critters. Head south from the office and pass through the gate into the 71-acre trail and Spring Creek Greenway area. This section is permanently protected from development by a conservation easement held by the Legacy Land Trust. The Spring Creek Green-A young couple determines the best way around a muddy stretch of trail. Many trails in the Houston area have muddy spots after a rain."