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Sheldon Lake State Park and Environmental Learning Center

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Sheldon Lake State Park offers field trips to local groups and schools, typically from 9:00am-12:00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and occasional Saturdays. Field trip volunteers support staff by assisting with fishing programs, nature walks, and other programming. May be asked to assist with outreach events outside of the park.

Minimum age of 18-Criminal Background Check required

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About Sheldon Lake State Park and Environmental Learning Center


14140 Garrett Road, Houston, TX 77044, US

Mission Statement

Inspire current and future generations to manage and conserve natural resources by safely providing environmental learning and outdoor recreational opportunities that will promote lifelong stewardship while preserving Sheldon Lake Sate Park and Environmental Learning Center.


Sheldon Lake State Park and Environmental Learning center provides outdoor recreational and educational opportunities for the people of Houston and surrounding areas. The park is free to the public, and open Sunday through Saturday from 8 am-5 pm. Established as a state park in 1984, Sheldon Lake State Park focuses on educating the community on the importance of environmental stewardship. Visitors are welcome to enjoy fishing, hiking, or participate in ranger led programs.


We'll work with your schedule.


14140 Garret RoadHouston, TX 77044



  • STEM
  • Environmental Education




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 3-4 hours per volunteer day
  • Work well with kids, enthusiastic about nature and education, public speaking skills

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