Please note

Peckerwood Garden is open to the public on scheduled days throughout the year. Private tours are by appointment only. Events are listed on the events calendar.

20559 FM 359, Hempstead, TX

979-826-3232

Peckerwood Garden is Guided tour only.

Table of Contents

From Houston via Hwy 290 West (Given recent construction, we recommend travel via I-10)
From Austin via Hwy 290
From Houston via Interstate 10
From San Antonio via Interstate 10
From Dallas via Interstate 45
From Dallas via Interstate 35


From the East (Houston) via HWY 290:

 map 290

Take Hwy 290 West (toward Austin), exit at Brookshire FM 359/FM 1488. 

 

At the stop sign, turn left on the Highway overpass.  This is FM 359.

 directions at 290

Go about a mile, cross over Business 290, and Railroad tracks.  From the tracks go another 1.5 miles.  You will be going downhill the whole way, and when you get to the bottom of the hill, you will see our sign on the right.  Continue past sign to driveway located just past 2 mailboxes and a small sign on the right, which is the Nursery. Turn into the parking area. (If you pass FM 3346, you have just passed us)


From the West (Austin, etc.):

 Austin 290 map

Take Hwy 290 East (toward Houston), exit at FM 1488/359.  STAY ON THE FEEDER ROAD, cross FM 1488 (McDonald’s will be on far left), stay on the feeder as it curves to the right and becomes FM 359. 

Go about a mile, cross over Business 290, and Railroad tracks.  From the tracks go another 1.5 miles.  You will be going downhill the whole way, and when you get to the bottom of the hill, you will see our sign on the right.  Continue past sign to driveway located just past 2 mailboxes and a small sign on the right, which is the Nursery. Turn into the parking area. (If you pass FM 3346, you have just passed us)

 


From the East (Houston) via I-10:

 map i10

Take I-10 West (toward Katy/ San Antonio),

 You have 3 options:

1: Exit 99 toward US 290 and follow the directions above from 290 to Peckerwood Garden (shown above)

 

Katy Hockleu to 2902: Exit #742 Katy Fort Bend, Turn Right at Katy Fort Bend rd. Drive 2.3 miles turn left on Clay rd. Drive 1 mile, turn right on Katy Hockley rd. Follow the above directions from US 290 to Peckerwood Garden. 

 

 

FM 359 turn detail3: Exit at #732 Brookshire FM 359, turn right. Drive 1 mile, turn left on HWY 90. Drive .4 miles, turn right on FM 359. Drive 3.7 miles and turn right to continue on FM 359. Drive 16.7 miles, we are on the left. When you pass FM 3346 take the second drive on the left (there are 2 mailboxes and a small sign). This is the nursery, park in the lot there.


From the West (San Antonio) via HWY I-10:

 San Anonio to PEckerwood map

Take I-35 East (toward Houston),

You have 3 options:

1: Take FM 949 N, TX-159 E and FM 3346 E to Farm to Market 359 N in Pine Island

 FM 159 detail map

2: Follow I-10 E to TX-36 N/Meyer St in Sealy. Take exit 720 from I-10 E Take FM 529 to Farm to Market 359 N in Pine Island

 10-36 detail

3: Exit at #732 Brookshire FM 359, turn left. Drive .8 mile, turn left on FM 1489. Drive .3 miles, turn right on Gassner. Drive .4 miles and turn left on Kellner. Drive 2.9 miles and turn left to continue on FM 359. Drive 16.8 miles, we are on the left. When you pass FM 3346 take the second drive on the left (there are 2 mailboxes and a small sign). This is the nursery, park in the lot there.10 e to 359 detail


From the North (Dallas)
Dallas to PEckerwood map

Take either I-45 S (toward Houston) or I-35 S (toward San Antonio)


From the North (Dallas) Via Interstate 45 (toward Houston)

Drive 137 miles Take exit 146 toward TX-75/Madisonville (if you pass 21/190 you have passed it, turn right to pick it up), In Madisonville, turn Right on 190 then Left on South Maddison St/90 toward Navasota. In Navasota, turn Left onto Hwy 6 loop then merge onto 6. Drive 19.5 miles then use the right lane to merge onto US-290 E via the ramp to Houston.

 I45 detail

Exit at Brookshire FM 359/FM 1488.  At the stop sign, turn left on the Highway overpass.  This is FM 359.

 290 E exit detail

Go about a mile, cross over Business 290, and Railroad tracks.  From the tracks go another 1.5 miles.  You will be going downhill the whole way, and when you get to the bottom of the hill, you will see our sign on the right.  Continue past sign to driveway located just past 2 mailboxes and a small sign on the right, which is the Nursery. Turn into the parking area. (If you pass FM 3346, you have just passed us)


From the North (Dallas) via Interstate I-35 (toward San Antonio):

 I35 from dallas

 Using I-35. Drive to Waco. In Waco either take Hwy 6/484 or Hwy 77.

 Waco detail
Taking Hwy 77
Taking Hwy 6


Using Hwy 77

Take Hwy 77 and merge with Hwy 190 in Cameron. Remain on Hwy 190 when 77 turns right. In Milano, turn Left on Avenue C to remain on Hwy 190, then turn Right on Hwy 36. In Brenan, take Hwy 290 East toward Houston.

 

Exit at Brookshire FM 359/FM 1488.  At the stop sign, turn left on the Highway overpass.  This is FM 359.

 

Go about a mile, cross over Business 290, and Railroad tracks.  From the tracks go another 1.5 miles.  You will be going downhill the whole way, and when you get to the bottom of the hill, you will see our sign on the right.  Continue past sign to driveway located just past 2 mailboxes and a small sign on the right, which is the Nursery. Turn into the parking area. (If you pass FM 3346, you have just passed us)

 


Using Hwy 6/484

Stay on Hwy 6 until it merges with Hwy 190 in Hearn. Continue into College Station where you will merge Left onto Hwy 6. Just before Hempstead, use the right lane to merge onto US-290 E via the ramp to Houston.

 Hwy 6 detail

Exit at Brookshire FM 359/FM 1488.  At the stop sign, turn left on the Highway overpass.  This is FM 359.

 

Go about a mile, cross over Business 290, and Railroad tracks.  From the tracks go another 1.5 miles.  You will be going downhill the whole way, and when you get to the bottom of the hill, you will see our sign on the right.  Continue past sign to driveway located just past 2 mailboxes and a small sign on the right, which is the Nursery. Turn into the parking area. (If you pass FM 3346, you have just passed us)