WG Jones State Forest
Clusters of endangered Red Cockaded Woodpeckers find sanctuary in these 1,733 wooded acres southwest of Conroe. The area is favorite for birders. The Texas Forest Service continues to develop ways to better preserve the natural environment by utilizing W. Goodrich Jones State Forest as a "demonstration forest." Sweetleaf Nature Trail, picnic tables, horseback riding and fishing make this forest a perfect day-use destination. To learn more, contact the Texas Forest Service, Conroe District Office at 936-273-2261.