North of Houston and just northeast of Conroe, the Sam Houston National Forest has 67 miles of multi-use trails. There are 2 on-way loops marked by red arrows.
To reach the horseback riding trailhead from Houston, head north on US45 for 60 miles to Exit #102. Turn left onto FS1375 and follow to the trailhead.
Note: Trails are usually closed after rainfall. Call ahead.
Overall, Sam Houston National Forest is the 6th most popular horse trail of all 22 horseback rides in Texas.