Sam Houston National Forest – Recreation areas and trails are partially open.

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Some Trails Re-Opened

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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 [...]

National Saw Policy!

Learn about the new National Saw Policy! Ask questions! Hear why, how and who created the new policy! Employees and cooperators are invited to attend [...]

Safety Alert – Working in Extreme Heat Conditions

Volunteers working in the forest must be familiar with heat-related illnesses prior to working in hot environments for extended periods. Remain constantly aware of the [...]

Methods to sustain the trails

Good Morning Motorized Element, "Volunteers are welcome to work out on the trail ON FOOT ONLY" The rains have created an opportunity for the users [...]

Forest Service closes multi-use trail in Sam Houston National Forest

June 14, 2016  U.S. Forest Service News Release The multi-use trail in the Sam Houston National Forest is temporarily closed due to torrential rains and [...]

MUT East - Temporarily Closed
MUT West - Temporarily Closed
Lone Star hiking Trail - Partially Open
Double Lake Bike Trail - Partially Open

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.