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Maxwell Park Cypress, TX: Kisses Only 5 Cents!

Maxwell Park in Cypress, TX
Posted: February 15, 2019 at 5:32 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

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Tucked Away Treasure!

I would venture a guess that Maxwell Park in Cypress, Texas, is a hidden secret to many people. Those who live nearby or who set out to find hidden treasures can enjoy it. The park is only 13.9 acres with a trail length of 0.37 miles.

The address is 12622 Maxwell Road, Cypress, Texas 77429. The majority of the residential houses on Maxwell Road are built up to keep from potential flooding by the adjacent and nearby Cypress Creek.  That creek also runs alongside this charming little park.

Pathways meander through Maxwell Park

Pathways meander through Maxwell Park

Maxwell Park in Cypress, TX

Maxwell Park in Cypress, TX

Maxwell Park in Cypress, TX

Maxwell Park in Cypress, TX

Picnicking, Dog Walking and Fishing

Parking spaces are in the central portion of the park with smooth and wide-paved paths plus picnic tables on either side of the parking lot. Water is available, but no restrooms are on site, so keep that in mind if you decide to visit, walk, fish or picnic here.

Some people were walking their dogs, and one couple was enjoying a picnic. Perhaps it was their chairs set up overlooking Cypress Creek. The blue chairs made an excellent focal point for one of my photos.

There was no one fishing at the time of our visit, but there are some sandy banks that would allow access to Cypress Creek. I spotted some large dog prints in the sand.

Blue chairs in Maxwell Park by Cypress Creek

Blue chairs in Maxwell Park by Cypress Creek

Moss growing near tree roots

Moss growing near tree roots

Maxwell Park at Cypress Creek

Maxwell Park at Cypress Creek

Maxwell Park at Cypress Creek

Maxwell Park at Cypress Creek

Photography in Maxwell Park

The cutest thing was happening while we were walking through the park enjoying the ambiance of the sunny skies with cotton-like clouds amidst the Spanish moss-laden trees.

Two women with a child were attempting some photography. A small stand was set up with Kisses 5 Cents inscribed upon it. They were trying to take a photo of a small child using that stand as a prop. One of the women was making gestures trying her best to capture the attention of the child. The photo that I captured makes me smile to this very day. Hopefully, they got that perfect photo!

Spanish moss-laden trees

Spanish moss-laden trees

Taking photos in the park

Taking photos in the park

Communing With Nature

Maxwell Park Cypress TX is a quiet little park except for the occasional sounds of birds and rippling (sometimes rushing) water in Cypress Creek. Across the street from the park is another wide open space of wild grasses and trees. It is a verdant and peaceful setting for people who wish to commune with nature and perhaps whisper sweet nothings to one another.

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