Sam Houston National Forest


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Sam Houston National Forest

Address:394 FM 1375 W
New Waverly, TX 77358

Phone:936-344-6205
Fax:936-344-2123
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r8/texas
Size: 163,037 acres.
Location:South east Texas. Accessible by US 59, 75, and 190; TX 105 and 150. Nearby cities/towns include Cleveland, Conroe, and Huntsville.
Facilities:3 campgrounds, group camp, dispersed camping, picnic sites, trails, boat ramps.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, sailing, swimming, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, ORV riding.
Special Features:Lake Conroe (22,000 acres) and Lake Livingston (82,600 acres); 128-mile-long Lone Star Hiking Trail; 3,855-acre Little Lake Creek Wilderness Area, which supports a dense population of the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker. The bald eagle is also found int he forest.

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