Lake Houston State Park Horseback Riding

The 15th most popular equestrian trail in Texas.

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Northeast of Houston, the 4,900 acre Lake Houston State Park has 12 miles of trails.

To reach the horseback riding trailhead from Houston, head north on US59 to the New Caney exit. Proceed east on FM1485 for 2 miles. Turn south on Baptist Encampment Road for 1.5 miles.

Overall, Lake Houston State Park is the 15th most popular horse trail of all 22 horseback rides in Texas. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Lake Houston State Park including Sam Houston National Forest, Big Sandy Creek Horse Trail, Lake Somerville State Park and Brazos Bend State Park.

Lake Houston State Park Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  LHSP (281) 354-6881; Texas Tourism (800) 888- 8TEX; Texas Trail Riders Assoc. (254) 848-4656

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  State Park Equestrian Campsite (call ahead)

Luxury Loding:  Forest Cottage; Lazy Creek Cottage

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  30.117, -95.154

Date Published:  12/26/2015

Date Updated:  7/2/2016

ID:  12919

Lake Houston State Park Horseback Riding Map


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