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Address: 394 W Fm 1375 Rd, New Waverly, TX 77358-3460
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Easy trails, beautiful weather

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... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
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Spring, Texas
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Indianapolis, United States
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113 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks 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 my 'lifetime senior pass' to all National parks, forests and monuments. The park is easy... More 

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Houston, Texas
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 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 bikes. Many of the other trailheads were blocked off for maintenance. The Lone Star Trail... More 

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Spring, Texas
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18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 Lake Raven on 40 West, just across from the huge statue of Sam Houston. Originally... More 

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1 Thank Holly B
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 there. Woodpecker. Cardinal. Saw a eagle/hawk (one of those) swoop down and grab a fish... More 

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Thank hasyed
Houston, Texas
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14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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.

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Thank travelfam4045
Willis, Texas
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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

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1 Thank Wildbill W
North Houston, Texas
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92 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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 yourself clean fun and full of natural beauty to appreciate -

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Thank 355charlesa
Houston, Texas
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113 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
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 tall pine trees and lively oak trees. Most of the RV pads are completely level;... More 

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Homer, Michigan
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77 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 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. The camp hosts were all friendly and helpful. Will definitely miss it.

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Thank 756rickc
conroe, tx
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30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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.

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