2018 Hours of Operation

Gator Bayou Adventure Park

Gator Bayou is open weekends thru the end of December, and will re-open for weekend visits in early Spring 2019.  Weekday operations will begin soon thereafter.

Saturdays: 10AM - 6PM
Sundays: 10AM - 6PM

Big Rivers Waterpark

Big Rivers Waterpark will open in Spring, 2019.

Come Prepared for Adventure!

Planning to visit Gator Bayou? Save time by filling out our online waiver before you visit (and don't forget to wear some sturdy, closed-toe shoes if you are going on the zip lines, ropes courses or climbing wall).
Online Waiver

Park Map

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Directions

Big Rivers Waterpark and Gator Bayou Adventure Park are located about 30 miles north of downtown Houston, and 15 miles north of Bush Intercontinental Airport. Our address is:
23101 State Highway 242
New Caney, TX 77357

From Downtown

  1. Follow I-69/US-59 North for about 32 miles
  2. Take the exit toward TX-242
  3. Turn left onto TX-242 West
  4. Drive 1 mile
  5. Destination is on your right

From Woodlands/Conroe/Spring

  1. From I-45, drive East on Highway 242 (TX-242) for about 16 miles
  2. Destination is on your left

From Humble/Kingwood

  1. Follow I-69 North for about 10 miles
  2. Take the exit toward TX-242
  3. Turn left onto TX-242 West
  4. Drive 1 mile
  5. Destination is on your right

From Katy

  1. Take TX-99/Grand Pkwy North for about 53 miles
  2. Merge onto I69 North
  3. Take the exit toward TX-242
  4. Turn left onto TX-242 West
  5. Drive 1 mile
  6. Destination is on your right

Cabanas

Stake your claim at Big Rivers with your own cabana! Your reserved cabana provides you with a shady, comfortable and secure place. There are two locations, Riverside (along the Rio Grand) or Bayside (located at Boca Chica Bay). Each cabana is suitable for up to six guests and includes:
  • Personal menu service
  • Two lounges for your use only
  • Four chairs and table, great for meals, games or planning
  • A storage locker that can be secured with your lock, to keep all your belongings right where you left them
  • A refrigerator with six bottles of water (a $12 value)
  • Wheelchair accessibility

Luxury Cabana

Mon - Thurs

Fri - Sun & Holidays

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$150.00

$175.00

Cabana Rules:
  • Cabanas seat six guests.
  • A maximum of eight guests may be in a cabana.
  • Cancellations must be made at least 72 hours prior to your reserved date by contacting Guest Services.
  • No refunds for inclement weather or attraction closure (e.g., water slides, wave pools).
  • Guests are responsible for any missing or damaged cabana items.

Lockers

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Lockers are available for Big Rivers Waterpark guests. Lockers are rented at the locker rental kiosk.

Small

Large

Jumbo

$10.00

$12.00

$15.00

Pricing is for all day rental with no deposit fee. Lockers are rented at the locker rental kiosk. Big Rivers Waterpark is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Lodging

Enjoy a long weekend at Grand Texas! There is so much to do at Big Rivers Waterpark and Gator Bayou Adventure Park, you're not going to want to go home.

Grand Texas RV Resort

The official RV resort of Grand Texas is right across the street. If you've got an RV, this is the place to stay!
  • All concrete roads & pads
  • 20/30/50A Power
  • Free Cable TV (over 100 channels)
  • Free WiFi
  • Dog Run
  • Playground
  • Laundry
  • Pool & Jacuzzi

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