Another point of interest near Lake Conroe KOA is the Sam Houston National Forest, one of four national forests in Texas. The 163,037-acre forest straddles three counties and is located just north of the Lake Conroe KOA (see map).
Outdoor recreation opportunities include camping, hiking, bicycling and wildlife viewing. 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 are permitted.
A permit is required from the U.S. Forest Service to ride horses or ATVs on designated trails. Use of horses is allowed year round. The forest is intermingled with privately owned timberlands and small farms.
Visit http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/texas/about-forest/districts/?cid=fswdev3_008443 to learn more about this wonderful asset.
Plan to stay at Lake Conroe KOA this winter and be sure to enjoy the Sam Houston National Forest during your visit. Call (800) 562-9750 or visit http://koa.com/campgrounds/lake-conroe to make your reservation.