Stubblefield Lake Recreation Area: (936) 344-6205

Area Status: Open
Stubblefield Lake Bank Fishing

Stubblefield Lake Recreation Area was built in 1937 by the Civilian Conservation Corps as part of one of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal programs. Just an hour north of Houston, in the Sam Houston National Forest, Stubblefield offers great outdoor experiences, including camping, canoeing, fishing, hiking and picnicking.



Camper at Stubblefield Campground on the Sam Houston National Forest.

At a Glance

Current Conditions:  
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water
Fees: Camping (no utility hook-ups/with one vehicle) - $15.00

With Senior or Access Pass - $7.50
Closest Towns: New Waverly, Texas
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush toilets with showers

General Information


Texas 1375 west from New Waverly for 9 miles; turn right (NW) on FSR 215 for 3 miles.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

RV Camping

Lake and Pond Fishing

Day Hiking

Group Picnicking

Boating - Non-Motorized


Camping trailer: RVs up to 28 feet long
Picnic tables: Picnic tables, barbecue grills, and lantern posts at all sites
Tent camping: Tent pads provided
Toilets: Flush toilets and showers are available within a short distance of each camping site
Drinking water: Drinking water is available within a short distance of each camping site

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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Stop Illegal Marijuana Cultivation

Marijuana detection - Report suspicious activity on the forest by calling (936-639-8530) or (936-639-8507).