Covered picnic tables at Scott's Ridge Day Use Area on the Sam Houston National Forest.

Scotts 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.

Next to the Scott’s Ridge boat launch area is a day use area with a swimming beach and picnic sites. There are 3 picnic shelters with grills.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees Boat launch area – $5 per vehicle per day

Day-use area – $5 per vehicle per day

Open Season: May – September
Closest Towns: Willis, Texas
Water: None
Restroom: Vault

General Information


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.

General Notes:

The boat launch area is open year-round.

The day-use area is open seasonally from April to September. Contact the district office for exact dates.

Phone:  936-344-6205
Toll free: 1-888-361-6908