20,985-acre impoundment on the West Fork of the San Jacinto
River, partly edged by Sam Houston National Forest. At
lakeside are several marinas with boat ramps and boat
rentals (including sailboats); campgrounds. Several record
fish caught include blue catfish, 99 lb.; channel catfish,
15.5 lb.; flathead catfish, 86 lb.; hybrid striped bass,
10.25 lb.; largemouth bass, 12.93 lb.; smallmouth buffalo,
33.75 lb.; and white bass, 3.56 lb.Dam and observation
point off Texas 105 west of Conroe. Other access from
I-45 via F.M. 1097 west, and F.M. 830 (not shown on most
maps) west. Excellent for native game fish, catfish, and
introduced species including striped bass and walleye.
Park features fishing piers, two swimming areas, children's
playground, picnic tables and grills, horseshoe pits,
volleyball courts and pavilion. On Texas 105 seven miles
west of I-45. Hours Open 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. during summer;
9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. winter months.
Seat of Montgomery County on southern edge of Sam Houston
National Forest with towering pines, rolling hills, and
woodland lakes. Backpacking along the 127-mile Lone Star
Hiking Trail amid the unspoiled beauty of the forest is
popular with hikers, where they often see rare and uncommon
birds, including the red-cockade woodpecker. The county
is known as Birthplace of the Lone Star Flag. In 1839
the state legislature adopted the flag designed by resident
and patriot, Dr. Charles B. Stewart, as the official state
flag. Resorts, golf and tennis, campgrounds and marinas
dot the tree-lined shore of Lake Conroe.
community of Cut 'n Shoot is 5 miles east of Conroe where
flea markets flourish on the weekend.
down Lake Conroe Parkway is the town of Montgomery where
you can take a self-guided tour of historic homes, buildings
and antique shops.
find bargains at Prime Outlets at I-45 and League Line
Rd. and at quaint antique malls throughout the city.
a family outing with lots of music, the Montgomery County
Jamboree plays every third Sat. of the month featuring
country/Western, gospel, bluegrass, and Cajun music. Musicians
welcome. Jam session at 5 p.m.; show starts at 6:30 p.m.
Held at Robinson Road Community Center.
Lake Conroe Convention and Visitors Bureau can provide
additional information for events, lodging, and dining