SAM HOUSTON (Houston/Conroe/Huntsville Area)


Sam Houston N.F. Ranger District Office and portal sign

Sam Houston National Forest, one of four National Forests in Texas, is located 50 miles north of Houston. The forest contains 163, 037 acres between Huntsville, Conroe, Cleveland and Richards, Texas. With land in Montgomery, Walker, and San Jacinto counties, the Sam Houston National Forest is intermingled with privately owned timber lands and small farms.

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

At a Glance

Current Conditions: During periods of heavy rain, please contact the district office for current status of trails and campgrounds. (936)-344-6205.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Areas for Campground Camping at SAM HOUSTON (Houston/Conroe/Huntsville Area)

RV Camping

Areas for RV Camping at SAM HOUSTON (Houston/Conroe/Huntsville Area)

Group Camping

Areas for Group Camping at SAM HOUSTON (Houston/Conroe/Huntsville Area)

Dispersed Camping

Areas for Dispersed Camping at SAM HOUSTON (Houston/Conroe/Huntsville Area)


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Horse Riding & Camping

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Water Activities

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