Jul 10, 2013
New Caney, TX, USA (July 8, 2013) — A tract of land measuring approximately 600 acres has been acquired by developer, Monty Galland, and a team of private investors in New Caney, Texas, just North of Houston, Texas, as the future site of the all new Grand Texas Theme Park and Big Rivers Waterpark.
Construction on the mixed-use, year-round family attraction, themed to honor the history of Texas and the Wild West, is slated to begin before year’s end. Plans for Grand Texas, which will be the Houston market’s first major theme park and entertainment venue since 2005, include a theme park, waterpark, adventure park, equestrian center and an accumulation of dining, retail and entertainment establishments. For camping enthusiasts, the park will also offer an upscale RV resort. Future plans for the site include a number of hotels, as well as additional retail opportunities. Developer, Monty Galland, responds to the closing of the land deal by stating, “We are extremely pleased to have reached such a major milestone in the birth of Grand Texas and couldn’t be more excited for the opportunity to bring such a unique attraction to families and visitors of the Houston area.”