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Iron Horse Square Scavenger Hunt 2 (PDF)

Nature Activities As You Walk Along The Trail (PDF)

Nature Scavenger Hunt For Kids (PDF)

Nature Preserve – Picnic, hike, playground, bike, horseback

Greer Hill Mtn Bike/Hike

Civic Center – splash park, tennis, playground, picnic

Mineola Memorial Library

Mineola Historical Museum

Wisener Field & Aviation Museum (Call Ahead)

Iron Horse Square – mini train rides, train-themed playground, pavilion, photo ops, walking trail

Walk the Katy Trail through Iron Horse Square – Amtrak Depot to Stone Street (Use the interactive map to drive the Katy Trail (MKT – Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railroad) from Mineola to Greenville

Amtrak Depot – RR museum, interactive model train display, ride Amtrak

The Waldo Way Dairy Farm

Historical Marker Trail – Texas Historical Commission interactive map


Mineola Select Theater

Gene’s Photography – Gary Bright has a small room with old photography equip. (Call Ahead)

Espinoza Music Academy (Call Ahead)

Mineola Country Club & Golf Course

Mineola League of the Arts – Kids Art Camp (July)


Biking Events – Mineola Metric 100, Mineola Pedal for Paws, etc.


Festivals – Iron Horse Heritage Days, May Fiesta Days

Special Events – see Mineola Chamber of Commerce Calendar of Events

Gazebo – picnic and watch trains go by – South Johnson St.

Lake Holbrook Recreation Area – fishing, swimming, boatingLake Holbrook Recreation Area – fishing, swimming, boating

See a real Calaboose – “one room jail” (alley between Johnson St. & Line St) Old City Hall buildings

Mineola Farmers’ Market – Saturday’s: May - October

Methodist Church columns on Johnson St. – Gothic Revival Architecture

Henry Hotel – Hwy 80 west - Tutor Style Architecture

Snow Cones – Hwy 80 W. & Hwy 37 N.

Kitchen’s Hardware & Deli – take the kids to see a 1930s style hardware store

Nature Trails at Mineola ISD – walk the trails & identify the plants

Caboose tour – beside railroad tracks - open Saturday’s


Tiger Creek – Red Springs, Caldwell Zoo - Tyler, Planetarium at TJC - Tyler, Lake Hawkins Beach - Hawkins, Grand Saline Old School Museum, Grand Saline Salt Palace, Alba Public Library & Museum, Quitman - Jim Hogg Park, Winnsboro Center For The Arts



Movies in the Park (we will eventually revive these when we get going with Iron Horse Square)

Bike & Hike the I&GN – “Jitney” Trail – Amtrak Depot to Mineola Nature Preserve

Historical Walking Tour of Downtown Mineola – TBA