Hiking The Double Lake Trail

The 8th most popular hiking trail in Texas.

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North of Houston and south of Coldsprings, the 8 mile Double Lake Trail is an excellent all around hike meandering through forest and around the namesake lake.

To reach the trailhead from Hwy. 59 in Cleveland, take FM 2025 north 17 mi., turn right at Double Lake. From I-45, exit at New Waverly, take SH 150 east 25 mi., take FM 2025 S 1/2 mi., turn left at Double Lake. Take the first left after entering the park at the admission booth ($5 per car) to get to the campground.

Overall, Double Lake Trail is the 8th most popular hiking trail of all 32 hikes in Texas. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Double Lake Trail including Lone Star Trail, Brazos Bend State Park, Lake Bryan Park, Trail Between The Lakes, Huntsville State Park and Lake Somerville State ParkLake Houston State Park.

Double Lake Trail Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  SHNF (409) 344-6205; Texas Tourism (800) 888- 8TEX.

Recommended Book:  "100 Classic Hikes In Texas" from Dan Klepper

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  NFS Double Lake CG

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/texas/

GPS:  30.55037, -95.12891

Date Published:  1/2/2016

Date Updated:  7/16/2016

ID:  11040

Double Lake Trail Hiking Map


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