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Address: 394 FM 1375 West, New Waverly, TX 77358
Phone Number: 409 344 6205
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Backpacking the Piney Woods

I prefer mountains and vistas when I hike but those are not accessible for a Houstonian with just a weekend. I have enjoyed the west side of the LSHT for many winters but not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I prefer mountains and vistas when I hike but those are not accessible for a Houstonian with just a weekend. I have enjoyed the west side of the LSHT for many winters but not summer. This weekend I changed that. Knowing what you are walking into is very important when hiking, I believe, so a little info via the LSHT... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Beautiful drive thru Texas, about 45 minutes north of Houston. Lots of anmials to check out. Watch for crossing deer, lots of them.

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I wanted to give this trail an honest review based on my recent trip there. I used to hike a lot in the Appalachians in north Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee. I've been living in Houston awhile and thought it would be good to dust off the camping supplies and go for a weekend hiking trip with primitive camping. Looking... More 

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Austin, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Having purchased a new travel trailer, we were anxious to give it a try and reserved a space at Cagle. Then it became apparent that if we were to follow through with our plans, we would be forced to sit in the camper for 3 straight days, as the entire are was pummeled with days and days of torrential rains.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

There's not a lot of good motorcycle roads in and around Conroe Texas but there is some nice riding in the National Forest. It's very peaceful to ride thru there on a sunny spring day and explore the different roads.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

I love the Lone Star Hiking Trail, a 130 mile trail that goes through densely wooded wilderness and several campgrounds and wilderness areas. The portions that are follow the shores of Lake Conroe are very nice and offer great primitive camping. The trail is pretty easy with hardly any elevation gains or rough terrain to speak of and I honestly... More 

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Conroe, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We hiked part of the Phelps Lone Star Trail Segment Sunday, to get a bearing on the quality of the trail, if we wanted to hike more of it. Sunday was beautiful. We tried to find Evelyn Lane off of Highway 75. Either we did not go far enough or the road onto Highway 75 was renamed. We instead went... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

It is berries, berries and berries. Endless scenery of berries and trees. It is quick nice to get away for half a day to a day if you live in Houston.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

There are 112 miles of trail and various trail heads throughout. It is wilderness! Ticks! Wild Hogs (with babies in the spring) Water along the trail is usually murky. I reccomend hammock camping not only because of the bugs, but because the forest is dense. Have your maps and blaze trails if you get off of the well marked trail.... More 

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Conroe, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This park is beautiful.. my fiance and myself found the grounds beautiful , there was not one day we didnt see deer and wood peckers and took many pics to add to our blog.. However , the camp host, who work the area have a power hungry mind set.. they do not respect anyone's privacy.. always wanting to know when... More 

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