New area theme park moves step closer to reality

Grand Texas will be a 70 acre park at Highways 242 and 59 north of New Caney. (Grand Texas)

July 10, 2013 3:39:23 AM PDT
The Houston area will once again have a theme park. It will just take a couple of years before you can enjoy it.

About 600 acres of land off Highway 59 in New Caney has officially been closed on, to create the Grand Texas Theme Park.

We spoke to the developer, Monty Galland, when they were making plans for the park in February. He says Grand Texas will fill the need created after the closure of Astroworld. The park will feature roller coasters, a water park, and a petting zoo.

Construction of the $205 million park is expected to begin later this year, and completed in the spring of 2015.

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