Lake Conroe Park
Park features fishing piers, two swimming areas, children’s playground, picnic tables and grills, horseshoe pits, volleyball courts and pavilion. Open 9:30 a.m.–dusk, closed Monday. Admission charge. On Texas 105 seven miles west of I-45.
210 W Davis St.Conroe, Tx 77304
Scott’s Ridge Swim Area
Scott’s Ridge day use area is located on the west edge of Lake Conroe approximately 2 miles North of FM 1097 on Forest Service Road 212.
Facilities include public boat ramp on Lake Conroe, an adjacent parking area that will accommodate most boat trailers and vehicles and 1 vault toilet.
From I-45 take exit 94 (FM 1097), west 8.5 miles to Scotts Ridge Road, turn right (north). The recreation area is at the end of the road.
Free Boat Launching
FM 830 Boat Launch – End of FM 830, Willis, Tx 77318
Scott’s Ridge Boat Launch – see above
Sam Houston National Forest WMA
Phone:(936) 344-6205 Address:PO Box 868 Livingston, TX 77351
Dates Open:Open year round.
The Sam Houston National Forest WMA has 161,508 acres with 47,609 acres in Montgomery County, 59,746 acres in San Jacinto County, and 54,153 acres in Walker County. The national forests in Texas were established by an act of the Texas legislature in 1933 that authorized the purchase of lands for the national forest system. The WMA is operated under a Memorandum of Agreement with the US Forest Service. Fishing, trapping, and public hunting of white-tailed deer, feral hog, waterfowl, dove, other migratory game birds, squirrel, quail, rabbits, hares, predators, furbearers, and frogs permitted. Other outdoor recreation opportunities include camping, hiking, bicycling, and wildlife viewing. Primitive and developed designated campsites are available.