Independence Park

Park Overview

Independence Park provides 50 acres of beautiful scenery, including a lake for fishing and boating.

The city received a state boat ramp grant from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to construct the first public boat ramp in Fort Bend County. The grant was a 75% / 25% matching grant with the city responsible for funding only 25% of the project. Other amenities funded by the grant included parking, courtesy docks, lighting, and signage.


  • .98 mile walking/jogging trail
  • 66.95 acres of surface water
  • Access to the Gulf Coast Water (GCWA) Trail
  • Boat ramp (a NO WAKE rule is in effect for all water vessels)
  • Fishing pier
  • Landmark feature
  • Parking
  • Passive park area