The following recreation areas on the Sam Houston National Forest are temporarily closed due to flooded roads and the threat of falling trees:
The U.S. Forest Service manages approximately 675,000 acres of public land in Texas. This land is divided into four National Forests in east Texas and the Caddo-Lyndon B. Johnson National Grasslands in northeast Texas. [Read more]
Closed areas in the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas
Due to storms and excessive rainfall, portions of roads, trails and recreation areas are closed. See the list of closed roads and areas here.
2016 Prospectus for Campground and Related Granger-Thye Concessions
Double Lake Recreation Area - Sam Houston National Forest
The National Forests and Grasslands in Texas is pleased to announce the availability of a prospectus for a special use permit for Double Lake Recreation Area. [Read more]
The USDA Forest Service's Plant-A-Tree Program enables individuals or groups to contribute funds for planting trees on National Forests. Donations may be made to honor or memorialize friends or relatives.