Local Area Attractions Near Lake Conroe / Houston North KOA Holiday
With so much to do so close to us, you may never want to leave.
Montgomery, Texas is the third oldest town in Texas and had its beginnings as a trading post in 1826. It has retained its charm and preserved its 19th century feel in historic downtown! Montgomery is also the birthplace of the Lone Star Flag. Dr. Charles B. Stewart, who was also the first to sign the Texas Declaration of Independence, designed the now iconic flag which flies proudly. The Historic District of Montgomery is located one block north of the intersection of Highway 105 and FM 149.
101 Old Plantersville Rd.
Montgomery, TX 77316
Extending 21 miles in length and covering 21,000 surface acres, Lake Conroe is the reserve drinking water supply for the City of Houston and offers clean, clear water for a large variety of recreation (boating, fishing, hunting, golfing, swimming, water skiing, jet skiing, pleasure boating, etc.). PLease see the website listed below for up to date information on attractions, boat rentals and events around the lake.
Saint Francis Wolf Sanctuary
Wolves can hear a sound as far as six miles away in the forest and ten miles away in open country. The wolf's sense of smell is 100 times greater than a human's; the wolf possesses as many as 200 million olfactory cells. The wolf has excellent peripheral vision and superior night vision making them exceptionally able to see movement.
2757 Saint Beulah Chapel Rd
Montgomery, TX 77316
Fernland Historical Park
Located within the heart of downtown Montgomery, Fernland Historical park is a unique hands-on educational park, bringing samples of early Texas architecture together with examples of early Texas life. The log homes and cabins presented within the park are some of the oldest remaining structures within Texas.
20774 Eva St
Montgomery, TX 77356
Sam Houston National Forest
The Sam Houston National Forest WMA has 161,508 acres with 47,609 acres in Montgomery County, 59,746 acres in San Jacinto County, and 54,153 acres in Walker County. The national forests in Texas were established by an act of the Texas legislature in 1933 that authorized the purchase of lands for the national forest system. The WMA is operated under a Memorandum of Agreement with the US Forest Service. 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 permitted. Other outdoor recreation opportunities include camping, hiking, bicycling, and wildlife viewing.
Local Area Recreation Near Lake Conroe / Houston North KOA Holiday
Lake Conroe is home to the prized 128-mile Lone Star Hiking trail, which has been called the hiker's “Jewel of Texas.” Additionally, the area around Lake Conroe has several trails suitable for all different levels of skill. The Sweetleaf Nature Trail in the W.G. Jones State Forest is a kid-friendly loop that contains a rainbow-colored suspension bridge. The George Mitchel Preserve Trail is more challenging, featuring an 11.5-mile trail appropriate for mountain biking, in addition to hiking.
Kayaking, Canoeing & Watersports
Spend the day kayaking at North Lake Conroe Paddling Company. Explore the northern side of Lake Conroe paddling on the outskirts of the Sam Houston National Forest.
Lake Conroe hosts some of the finest golf courses in Southeast Texas. Grand Lake Golf Club and Wedgewood Golf course are two of Conroe's most well-respected courses.