Hunterwood is an attractive and affordable subdivision located about 12 miles northeast of downtown Houston, Texas. Hunterwood is two miles north of Texaco Country Club, a semi-private golf club that was founded in 1924. Hunterwood is south of Beaumont Highway and east of Country Road 526, with Southern Bible College to the east and San Jacinto College-North to the west. Galveston Bay is just 20 miles from Hunterwood.
Dwight D. Eisenhower Park is nine miles away on Lake Houston. This park features a playground, nature trails, and picnic areas. Lake Houston is a popular fishing and boating destination. Sheldon Lake State Park, four miles northeast of Hunterwood, is a 2,800-acre park that includes Sheldon Lake and a learning center. This park is popular for fishing and wildlife viewing.