Grand Texas to host groundbreaking ceremony for water, adventure park

Houston Business Journal

December 6, 2017

The Grand Texas Sports and Entertainment District in New Caney is going to begin building major sections soon.

Grand Texas will host a groundbreaking ceremony for Big Rivers Waterpark and Gator Bayou Adventure Park on Dec. 14 , according to Community Impact Newspaper and KTRK ABC 13 and a Dec. 11 press release. The water park was previously expected to begin construction in August. Both parks are expected to open in summer 2018.

The water park will have a lazy river, interactive play structure, wave pool along with waterslides and other activities, according to the release. The adventure park, meanwhile, will have zip lines, challenge courses, nature trails, a seven-story free fall tower, petting zoo, maze and more. Both parks will be a total of 80 acres on the 630-acre venue and will include educational aspects to help guests learn about Texas rivers and wildlife.

Additionally, construction has begun on a Best Western Premier hotel near Interstate 69, per the release. It’s expected to open in the summer. Grand Texas has also taken steps to begin construction on a 24-hour urgent care center and a restaurant.

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