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MUT East Partially Open
MUT West Partially Open
Lone Star hiking Trail Open
Double Lake Bike Trail Temporarily Closed to the public through early spring 2017

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GET THE TRAILS REOPENED Volunteer Opportunity and Potluck 2-18-17

WHEN February 18th, 2017 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM RSVP in form at bottom page WHERE Kellys Pond Trailhead Latitude: 30.510472 [...]

ATV Training Course

WHEN Wednesday Feb 15th  8am - 12 pm (4 participants) Wednesday Feb 15th  1pm - 5 pm (8 participants) Thursday Feb 16th  8am - [...]

Appreciation Dinner Lupe Tortilla – 2/3/17

WHEN Friday Feb 3rd, 2017 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Appreciation dinner for our Sawyers and Equipment Operators All SHTC volunteers, We are having an appreciation [...]

Forest Service brings out the ‘Bear’ to share info about national forest

The San Jacinto County Master Gardeners learned more of the Sam Houston National Forest through guests from the Sam Houston Trails Coalition, the United States [...]

Trail Maintenance: Erosion Control

WHEN Saturday, January 21st, 2017 8:30 AM WHERE Trail Head # 4 CANEY CREEK/LITTLE LAKE CREEK Latitude: 30.481186 Longitude: -95.697523 RSVP in [...]

Potluck Event – Kellys Pond 01/14/17

WHEN January 14th, 2017 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM WHERE Kellys Pond Trailhead Latitude: 30.510472 Longitude: -95.661717 RSVP in form at bottom page [...]

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The Middle school carpentry class came out again on Saturday to do some valuable trail work in the Little Lake Creek Wilderness. They lopped brush off the Little Lake Creek Trail to the Pole Creek crossing and did some erosion work. I came out after the Steward Meet & Greet to work with them. Great youth workday.
Forgot to add that we heard two Barred Owls hooting back and forth to each other across the trail. Unusual for them to be out on a sunny day.
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Spent the day assembling LSHT Primitive Campsite booklets and then hiking out to the old Magnolia Primitive Campsite and the new Mercy Primitive Campsite. These campsites double as hunter's camps, but rarely get used by hunters. Video of Magnolia Primitive Campsite. Comments in campsite booklets can be very entertaining and sometimes odd. ... See MoreSee Less

BSA Troop 11 installed steps at second creek crossing and still needs a dozen more steps. There are many deep creek crossings on the Four Notch section of the Lone Star Hiking Trail. ... See MoreSee Less


The Sam Houston Trails Coalition is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to expanding & maintaining the hiking, biking, equestrian, motorized & multi-use trail systems in the Sam Houston National Forest. The coalition has two Texas Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grants for new trail construction, but the coalition must cover 20% of the cost. By making a tax deductible donation you, the trail user, ensure these projects move forward.

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