Sam Houston National Forest

163,027 Acre Forest between Huntsville, Conroe, Cleveland and Richards, Texas

Hiking, Camping, Boating, Wildlife Viewing Areas

Multi-use Trails for hiking, biking, horses & registered off-road vehicles

Hiking - Lone Star Hiking Trail​ - no off-road vehicles

Scott's Ridge Day Use Area - Public boat ramp, no overnight camping, picnic shelters

Camping :

     Cagle Recreation Area - camping with Full service hook-ups, boat ramp, restrooms with showers, hiking & bicycle trails, water sports & boating, picnic area, no swimming allowed

     Double Lake Recreation Area - family camping area, picnic units with tables and fireplaces, swimming area with beach on 24-acre lake, concession stand (with bathhouse, groceries, ice, canoe & paddleboat rentals)

     Stubblefield Recreation Area - Camping, hiking trail, restrooms, hot showers

     Kelly Pond Recreation Area & Multiple-Use Trailhead - primitive camping, picnic tables, restroom, hiking trail and trail for dirt bikes, horses & mountain bikes

District Ranger's Office: 394 FM 1375 (3 miles west of New Waverly)


Office hours: Monday - Friday 8 am - 11:30 am & 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Closed weekends and federal holidays

     Visit website below for complete information on availability , rules and any fees for use of all areas.