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Matt Cook Memorial Wildlife Viewing Platform

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A short hike through the Prairie leads you to a two-story viewing platform overlooking 140-acre Warren Lake.


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202' 62 m

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199' 61 m

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4' 1 m

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Features Birding · Lake

ADA Accessible Short trail, hard-pack surface.

Family Friendly Short trail, easy walk for kids, entertaining bird viewing platform.

Open 365 days a year from 7 am to dusk. ADA-accessible. The gate will shut promptly at closing time - do not get your car locked inside.

Need to Know

Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. No guns, liquor, hunting, fishing, smoking, dogs or loud music. Do not feed wildlife. Stay within the fenced area. No trash bins - pack out your trash. No public restroom.

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There is ample parking. Let yourself in through the gate. Hike 430 feet on the trail to the two-story viewing platform. Climb the stairs to the 2nd level for the best view. There are no benches to sit on, so bring a lawn chair, and your binoculars or spotting scope. Sit and enjoy the birds on and around the lake.

Web site: katyprairie.org/plan-your-v…

Flora & Fauna

Birds & prairie.

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John Rich

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Panorama of Warren Lake from the second deck.
Apr 22, 2021 near Cypress, TX
Wildlife viewing platform.
Apr 22, 2021 near Cypress, TX
Upper deck of the viewing platform.
Apr 22, 2021 near Cypress, TX

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