Huntsville State Park

Huntsville State Park


Location:Off I-45, 6 miles south of Huntsville, take Exit 109 to Park Road 40.
Facilities:Campsites with water and electricity hookups, tent camping, showers, restrooms, day-use group facility, picnic areas, screened shelters, hiking trails, nature trail, bike trails, boat ramp, docks, boat rentals, fishing pier, fish cleaning stations, interpretive center, park store, playground.
Activities:Camping, boating (5 mph speed limit), canoeing, fishing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, mountain biking, horseback riding, hunting (with restrictions).
Special Features:Park adjoins Sam Houston National Forest (see entry in national forests section) and consists of woodlands dominated by loblolly and shortleaf pines typical of east Texas. Park includes Lake Raven, a 210-acre impoundment fed by three major creeks, which offers fishing for crappie, perch, catfish, and bass.
Address:PO Box 508
Huntsville, TX 77342

Phone:936-295-5644
Web: www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/huntsville
Size: 2,083 acres.

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With a population of 38,000, Huntsville is home to Sam Houston State University, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and Huntsville State Park.

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