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.