Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center

Accessibility Information

All facilities are accessible, including headquarters, bathrooms, the Pond Center and fishing decks

The park also has two miles of trails that are mostly flat. Contact the park for details about trail surfaces. Some parts of the trails have boardwalks.

 Visitors fish from one of the ADA fishing decks   A woman and young girl walk along one of the boardwalk trails at the park

The John Jacob Observation Tower is an accessible 82-foot tower with two viewing platforms. You can access the first platform via a ramp and take a solar-powered elevator (or stairs) to the second platform. Enjoy incredible views of the park and even the downtown Houston skyline!

Check alerts or contact the park to confirm the elevator is operating during your visit.

John Jacob Observation Tower at Sheldon Lake State Park is accessible via a ramp and a solar powered elevator.

Conditions can change quickly. Contact the park for more information and to ask about the status of particular accessible features. 

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