Pitch your tent in our timber, park your RV in the meadow or stay in the cabin (as soon as it's finished). When you return from your adventure at Sam Houston National Forest, Huntsville State Park, your tour at the Texas Prison Museum, your diving experience at the Blue Lagoon/Scuba Diving center, or a multitude of nearby activities....return to peace and quite... Break out
Pitch your tent in our timber, park your RV in the meadow or stay in the cabin (as soon as it's finished). When you return from your adventure at Sam Houston National Forest, Huntsville State Park, your tour at the Texas Prison Museum, your diving experience at the Blue Lagoon/Scuba Diving center, or a multitude of nearby activities....return to peace and quite... Break out your beverage of choice and fire up the grill. Deal some cards and turn up the tunes. Stay up as late as you can and when your eyes finally close for the evening you will hear the howl of the local coyotes. Tomorrows another day and another adventure.
Where to go... what to do and how's the weather there?
The average summer temperature is 83°F, but mid-summer temperatures often reach the upper 90's. The average winter temperature is 53°. Rarely do temperatures drop to less than 10° or rise to over 110°. The average rainfall is 44 inches. Normally dryer periods occur during September – October and February – March. And because we are also campers.. we know the minute you want to go camping it's probably going to rain. But.. if you are in the timber you have lots of protection.
Sitting on your favorite lawn chair at IGT - Texas, drinking your favorite drink.
Doin' just nothing!
The Sam Houston National Forest, 23 miles from IGT – Texas.... the friendliest camping spot in Texas (Ok... I just had to say that!) The forest contains 163, 037 acres between Huntsville (21 miles from us), Conroe (33 miles), Cleveland (52 miles) and Richards (7 miles),Texas. With land in Montgomery, Walker, and San Jacinto counties.
You can hike the 128-mile Lone Star Hiking Trail, a portion of which has gained National Recreation Trail status, winds through the Sam Houston National Forest. The trail, marked with two-inch by four-inch aluminum markers to guide hikers, has recreation areas available at three different points.
You can go fishing -Lake Conroe, to the southwest, offers 22,000 acres of water-oriented recreation. Both lakes are noted for black bass and year round fishing. The Forest Service provides three access points to Lake Conroe. A boat slip on the San Jacinto River near Stubblefield Recreation Area north on the lake, a boat ramp along the northeastern shore of Lake Conroe at Cagle Recreation Area, and another boat ramp is at Scotts Ridge on the southwestern shore of the lake.
Hunting- The entire Sam Houston National Forest is designated as a wildlife management area through a cooperative agreement between Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the U.S. Forest Service. This special designation provides benefits to those who use the Sam Houston National Forest, including hunters, and to the wildlife that live or forage there. Extra fees paid by hunters who use wildlife management areas are collected by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and are returned to the Forest Service for use in those areas. These funds pay for a variety of programs to improve wildlife habitat and other enhancement programs such as wild turkey restoration, creation of wildlife openings and additional law enforcement. They can also be used to gather and analyze data to improve wildlife habitat. Those who wish to hunt deer or small game in the Sam Houston National Forest must purchase the appropriate wildlife management area hunting permit available where state hunting license are sold. Hunters and those who accompany them must wear hunter orange while hunting with a firearm in the Sam Houston National Forest. Hunters and fishermen are required to have a Texas license and follow State regulations.
Boating- Lake Conroe offers fine pleasure boating and water sports. LakeConroe and the southern section of Lake Livingston offer open water for sailing.
Bring your horses because the Sam Houston National Forest offers 85 miles of multiple-use trails designated and developed for hiking, biking,horses, and registered Off-Highway Vehicles (OHVs). Offering a variety of unique riding conditions, the multiple-use trail in the Sam Houston is the only trail open to OHVs in the National Forests in Texas.
Bring your ATV's because Sam Houston National Forest offers multi-use trails in the forest.
Flora and Fauna discovery. Deer is the most popular game animal in the Sam Houston National Forest, with squirrels second. Quail and dove are found around newly regenerated timberland. For the water sportsman,fishing and duck hunting can be enjoyed on area lakes and streams.
Lake Conroe and the surrounding National Forest lands provide wintering habitat for the endangered bald eagle. During the winter months, the eagle is not an uncommon sight soaring over the lake, perched on a flooded snag or in a tall pine along the shoreline.
Another endangered species, the red-cockaded woodpecker, is found throughout the Sam Houston National Forest and frequently spotted by observant visitors. The small black and white woodpecker with distinctive large white cheek patches is slightly larger than a bluebird. The male has a single streak of red feathers on each side of his head. Its unique high-pitched, squeaky call can be recognized at considerable distances.
Lick Creek Nature Center
The Lick Creek Nature Center features indoor and outdoor classrooms, a meeting room, amphitheater, native plant displays, a monarch butterfly garden, restrooms and office space. It's the focal point of the city's 523-acre Lick Creek Park, located at 13600 Rock Prairie Rd. The park displays a variety of native plant and animal species,including the endangered Navasota Ladies Tresses. It also offers five miles of marked trails and provides opportunities for hiking,cycling, bird watching, equestrian activities, and nature study.
The Lincoln Recreation Center offers a wide variety of amenities and services aimed at improving the quality of life of College Station residents. Residents can take advantage of services in the areas of youth programming, senior services, special events, and community outreach. The facility includes a gymnasium, game room, fitness room,multipurpose room, splash pad, and a 13,000 square foot covered pavilion.
New Republic Brewing Co. Borne of a love for sharing good beer with good company. Founded in 2010 by Dean & Adrienne Brundage and John & Lisa Januskey, New Republic brews craft beer in College Station, Texas. They're no two-percenters. NRB is run by a core of current and former students(and one slightly befuddled non-Aggie). Leave a penny for Sully on our behalf and enjoy a New Republic beer when you celebrate.
If those aren't enough ideas to get you going... let us know. We know all the cool spots!
- Check in: After 6AM
- Check out: Before 12PM
- Cancellation policy: Moderate
- On arrival: Meet and greet
- Minimum nights: 1 night
- Accepts bookings: 12 months out
Offered on the Host's property or nearby.
Natural features you'll find at IGT Texas < In Gods Time in Texas.