Directions to the Indiangrass Preserve (Field Office)

31950 Hebert Road at Penick Road

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From Houston via Interstate Highway 10

  • From Houston, take Iā€‘10 west past Katy.
  • Take Exit 737 and turn right (north) on Pederson Road.
  • After about 1/2 mile, Pederson ends at US Highway 90 (90 isn't marked); turn left (west) onto Hwy 90.
  • After roughly 1/2 mile on Highway 90, turn right onto FM 2855.
  • After 6 miles on 2855 you will come to a Stop sign at FM 529.  Cross 529 and you now will be on Morrison Road.
  • After 1 mile, Morrison will turn left.  After 1 more mile, at a Stop sign, turn right (north) ontoPattison Road (Pattison isn't marked here). 
  • After 3 miles, Pattison ends at a Stop sign at Hebert Rd; turn left (west) onto Hebert.
  • Drive 1 mile to the Indiangrass Preserve (Field Office) entrance road on the left (south) side of Hebert, just before Penick Road heads north (right).  Look for the Katy Prairie Conservancy field office sign.
  • Turn in and drive about 0.3 mile to the building.

From Points South and West via Interstate Highway 10

  • From I-10 take Exit 731 at Brookshire and turn left (north) on FM 1489.
  • After about 0.5 mile on FM 1489, turn right (east) onto US Highway 90
  • Drive 0.5 mile on US 90 and then turn left at the stoplight onto FM 359/362.
  • Cross the railroad tracks and proceed just over 1/10 mile to where FM 359 and FM 362 split, and stay to the right on FM 362 toward Waller
  • After about 10 miles, turn right onto Hebert Road.  (The street signs say Cochran Road to the west and Hebert Road to the east; IF AT NIGHT, THE HEBERT ROAD SIGN MAY BE HARD TO SEE.)  Landmarks at Hebert Road:  green farm buildings on left (northwest corner of intersection) and green sign indicating 10 miles to Waller JUST PAST the intersection.  This turn is 1 mile north of where FM 529 heads west to Bellville.
  • Drive 2 miles to the Indiangrass Preserve (Field Office) entrance road on the right (south) side of Hebert, just barely after Penick Road heads north (left).  Look for the Katy Prairie Conservancy field office sign.
  • Turn in and drive about 0.3 mile to the building.

From Points North and Northwest 
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From Houston via US Highway 290

  • From US Highway 290, exit at FM 362 at Waller and turn south on FM 362.  (This exit is about 27 miles west of Beltway 8 in Houston, and about 9 miles east of Hempstead.)
  • Take FM 362 south for about 10.7 miles and turn left (east) onto Hebert Road.  (The street signs say Cochran Road to the west and Hebert Road to the east  IF AT NIGHT, THE HEBERT ROAD SIGN MAY BE HARD TO SEE.)  Landmarks at Hebert Road:  green farm buildings on right (northwest corner of intersection) and green sign indicating 10 miles to Brookshire JUST PAST the intersection. 
  • Drive 2 miles to the Indiangrass Preserve (Field Office) entrance road on the right (south) side of Hebert, just after Penick Road heads north (left).  Look for the Katy Prairie Conservancy field office sign.
  • Turn in and drive about 0.3 mile to the building.

From Houston/Katy via FM 529

  • Travel west on FM 529 to Morrison Road and turn right (north).  (Morrison Road heads north at the same intersection where FM 2855 heads south.)  On FM 529, Morrison Road is:
    • 14.8 miles west of Texas Highway 6
    • 12.5 miles west of Barker-Cypress Road
    • 10 miles west of Fry Road
    • 5 miles west of Katy-Hockley Cutoff Road
    • 4 miles west of Katy-Hockley Road
    • 3 miles west of Pitts Road
  • After 1 mile, Morrison will turn left.  After 1 more mile, turn right (north) onto Pattison Road(Pattison isn't marked here). 
  • After 3 miles, Pattison ends at a Stop sign at Hebert Rd; turn left (west)onto Hebert. 
  • Drive 1 mile to the Indiangrass Preserve (Field Office) entrance road on the left (south) side of Hebert, just before Penick Road heads north (right).  Look for the Katy Prairie Conservancy field office sign.
  • Turn in and drive about 0.3 mile to the building.