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7 places to take a mental health break in Sugar Land

Need a mental health break that’s close to home? Sugar Land boasts a variety of outdoor places that can take your mind off things, from Pawm Springs Dog Park to miles of hike and bike trails. Check out more options below.

Cullinan Park

One of the largest parks in the Houston area, Cullinan Park draws nature enthusiasts from all over the world, including avid birding enthusiasts.

12414 Highway 6 S, Sugar Land, TX 77478

Memorial Park

Sugar Land Memorial Park is the perfect place for mountain biking enthusiasts with two-and-a-half miles of walking and biking trails, including the South Meadow Loop and the Justin P. Brindley Trail.

15300 University Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Pawm Springs Dog Park

Located near the entrance of Sugar Land Memorial Park, Pawm Springs Dog Park is the best place for you to let Fido run to its heart content while catching some rays.

15300 University Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Oyster Creek Park

Oyster Creek Park is one of the most scenic places in Sugar Land. Relax near the rock-lined park and water feature and enjoy the 3-mile hike and bike trail.

4033 Highway 6 S, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Sugar Land Town Square 

The iconic Sugar Land Town Square is home to local shops, restaurants and some of the most iconic art in the city. Bring a blanket and have a picnic in front of City Hall.

15958 City Walk, Sugar Land, TX 77479

Eldridge Park

Itching to play some soccer? Eldridge Park is home to 10 soccer fields, a 5-acre pond and a fishing pier for you to reel it in.


Get outside! Sugar Land is home to a variety of trails to get those steps in. For a map of trails in our area, visit

For more mental health resources, call the COVID-19 24/7 Mental Health Support Line at 833-251-7544 or 833-986-1919 and Fort Bend County Mental Health Resource Line at 832-363-7094.