Sam Houston National Forest Guide

Located only 50 miles north of Houston, Sam Houston National Forest is a great place to explore. The 128-mile-long Lone Star Hiking Trail runs through this park. You can go swimming and play on the beach in the Double Lake Recreation Area within this forest. There are numerous places to launch a boat, including on Lake Conroe, and you will find primitive camping and designated campgrounds aplenty. You can visit this national forest year-round, but be forewarned that summers are often hot and humid. 

Shape Hiking Trails

Sam Houston National Forest Hiking Trails

Things to Do

Activities in Sam Houston National Forest

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How to get to Sam Houston National Forest

Address: 394 FM 1375, New Waverly, Texas 77358

Fee: Entry fee $0

At Sam Houston National Forest, you can fish, swim, hike, waterski, and more. While you are only 50 miles from Houston, you will find yourself reconnecting with nature as you explore this location. Bring your RV so that you can take advantage of the many different areas within the forest.