Lake Conroe Park, located at 14968 Hwy 105 West, Montgomery, Texas 77356, sits on the west shores of Lake Conroe and offers 13 acres of grounds, barbeque pits, picnic facilities and restrooms as well as swimming areas and fishing piers. Additional amenities include two covered pavilions available for rent, a softball field and volleyball areas.
Beach and Swimming
Lake Conroe has two public access points for swimming. Lake Conroe Park is a popular location for visitors and residents who are looking to enjoy a part of Lake Conroe. It is located at 14968 Highway 105 West, Montgomery, Texas 77356, which is on the south side of the lake along TX Highway 105, in between Wolfies Restaurant and Papa’s on the Lake. Lake Conroe Park is 13 acres with multiple amenities including barbeque pits, picnic tables, restrooms, fishing piers, two pavilions that are available for rent, a multi-purpose field and sand volleyball court. Lake Conroe Park is run by Montgomery County Precinct 1. To make reservations on pavilions, and the rental rate fees please call 936-539-7815. Admission into the park is $2 per person, children under 5 years and seniors 65 or older are free.
Scott’s Ridge Swim Area is another public access for swimming which is located on the northwest side of Lake Conroe. This location is approximately 2 miles north of FM 1097 on Scott’s Ridge Road. The drive to Scott’s Ridge Swim Area will bring you across the well-known FM 1097 bridge. This mile-long bridge will allow you to see a panoramic view of Lake Conroe. On a beautiful sunny day, you will be able to see the iconic Lake Conroe lighthouse in the distance. You will soon be surrounded by a forest of tall pine trees. This unique park happens to be in the Sam Houston National Forest, and is run by the USDA Forest Service. The amenities at the park include 3 pavilions, picnic tables, fishing areas, parking and restrooms. The swimming area is seasonal, and it open from April through September. There is a public boat ramp that is open year-round. Please call the district office for exact dates at 936-344-6205.
Enjoy a beautiful day of adventure on Lake Conroe. Don’t have a boat? Don’t worry! Conroe has a variety of boat rental companies. Enjoy a cruise around the lake and watch the sunset to end the day.
Please remember boater safety education, and personal watercraft requirements. More information can be found on Texas Parks and Wildlife.
Lake Conroe is known as Houston’s aquatic playground.
But anglers know it as one of the top fisheries not only in Texas but in the United States.
With a bass fishery among the leading in the number of 13 pound plus or better bass caught in Texas and tournaments ranging from the Bassmaster Classic to the Toyota Texas Bass Classic held on its waters, Conroe is a bass angler’s dream.
The lake is also known for an impressive population of crappie and pursuing them is a top pursuit of local anglers who live along the lake.
Catfish however may be Conroe’s greatest gift to anglers. From catching limits of pan-sized channel cats in the summer to massive blues in winter, Conroe is a true catfish hotspot year-round.
There is something here for all freshwater anglers. Enjoy this fishing calendar and get out to fish Lake Conroe.
As of April 1st, 2021 Admission will be $5 per person. Kids 5 and under as well as Seniors over 65 are Free. We accept Cash, Checks and NOW Credit Cards (fee will apply.)
Hours for the Lake Park:
April through October is 9 am to 7 pm
November through March is 9 am to 5 pm
Reservations and rental fees for the pavilions may be obtained by contacting the Park office staff directly at 936-788-8302.
Large Pavilion: 20X30 with electricity, water, and a built-in grill.
Small Pavilion: 10X20 covered area.
*NO ALCOHOL PERMITTED ON PARK GROUNDS *Please, no dogs allowed.
*Closed on Mondays for maintenance (except for certain holiday’s as decided by Commissioner Pct. 1 office)
*No lifeguards. All shoreline roped off for swimming, no boat or jet ski entry.
*Inflatables of any type are not allowed
*No paddle boards, kayaks, or motorized boats