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Sam Houston National Forest

394 W Fm 1375 Rd, New Waverly, TX 77358-3460
+1 409-344-6205
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Beautiful setting & Customer Service

I can only attest to the incredible customer service at the ranger station to which I made several... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leland C S
Indianapolis, United States
via mobile
Hiking on a Motocross Trail

Sam Houston National Forest is exactly as many people have described on Trip Advisor. However... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Houston, Texas
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“lone star” (16 reviews)
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“lake conroe” (11 reviews)
394 W Fm 1375 Rd, New Waverly, TX 77358-3460
+1 409-344-6205
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can only attest to the incredible customer service at the ranger station to which I made several phone calls in the past week. While in Houston on business, I paid a visit to the park, on a circuitous trip to Bush Airport, to secure...More

Thank Leland C S
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Sam Houston National Forest is exactly as many people have described on Trip Advisor. However, unless I missed something, it wasn't so great for day hiking. I tried a number of different trailheads designated for the "multi-use" trails but they all were dominated by dirt...More

Thank Catchatorre
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Spring Break provided my two adult daughters and I an opportunity to test out our skills and fitness and we hit the trail. Next year we want to attempt a thru-hike of the Lone Star Trail, but for our initiation we chose to hike around...More

1  Thank Holly B
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Enjoyed our camping visit at Cagle Recreation Area. Able to do kayaking. Didn't catch but one fish but not a fisherman, anyway. Hiking was pretty nice. Hadn't realized that Lake Conroe is connected to the park. Shower/Bathrooom facilities were clean. Variety of birds are aplenty...More

Thank hasyed
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The forest is huge with lots of hiking trails. The recreation area is clean. We wished there were more to do besides hike and fish. Scenery is beautiful. Excellent access to Lake Conroe.

Thank travelfam4045
Reviewed 14 March 2017

nice hiking trails or do a picnic ,,boat lanch aviable on lake conroe sam houston lone star trail come through here 200 miles of good trail 85 miles of motorbike trail and many good places for horse riding

1  Thank Wildbill W
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Very well kept national forest park with walking trails excellent maintenance educational displays and guidance and all levels from luxury to primitive of camping areas available a peaceful happy retreat and a photographers dream come true go during the week and enjoy having it to...More

Thank 355charlesa
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This is a very nice National Forest campground. It is located on the northern part of Lake Conroe with close access to the lake. There are 2 camping loops and a total of 47 camp sites. All of the campsites are spacious and shady under...More

1  Thank Terry C
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We spent a week at Cagle campground. It is a good thing they limit the length of time you can stay because no one would ever leave. RV sites had plenty of room. They had great walking paths through the woods and by the lake....More

Thank 756rickc
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Cagle Recreation Area is a campground in the Sam Houston National Forest. The sites have full hook-ups and are really nice. There are two different loops of campsites. One of the loops has lake-view campsites. Great place for a get-away with the family. Very peaceful.

Thank marilynConroe_Tx
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Dan P
Can I go swimming in the lake?
15 May 2017|
Response from Wildbill W | Reviewed this property |
sure they have a few beaches up by cagle campground...and at the south end of fs road 204...
How is the forest for insect collecting? Are there a ton of bugs?
3 April 2017|
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Response from hoverfly8 |
Thank you. I reviewed the rules and regulations and since the collecting is recreational, I do not require a special permit.
It sounds like this level/distance is what I'm looking for and I like the option of patching together multiple trails.... I was wondering where is the best place to park? Traveling north from Houston. Thanks!!!
25 March 2017|
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Response from Wildbill W | Reviewed this property |
dont know if you are hiking or offroading two different trails systems,,,,mutli use trail ,,,,and the lone stare is hikers only both are well marked have fun