Activities for Families

Nestled in the national forest, Willis is close to all the outdoor activity one would want. Filled with every outdoor enthusiasts dream, Willis is close to the Sam Houston National Forest and Huntsville State Park. Camping, fishing, biking, cycling, horseback riding, and wildlife viewing make Willis and the surrounding area a premier East Texas visitor’s getaway. Sam Houston National Forest boats over 160,000 acres and offers fishing, year-round bird watching, and hiking, including the 129-mile Lone Star Hiking Trail. In addition to the National Forest, Willis is located near one of the Texas’ 90 state parks. With 21-miles of trails, a beautiful lake, wildflowers and a breathtaking view of the Piney Woods of East Texas, Huntsville State Park is another favorite of residents and visitors alike.

Lake Conroe

Enjoy Nearby Lake Conroe

Just past the trees on FM 1097 you will find the crown jewel of Montgomery County – 21,000 acres of pristine water known as Lake Conroe. Lake Conroe offers you access to some of the finest golf courses, hiking, backpacking, jet skiing, swimming, pleasure boating, paddle boarding and the latest craze – flyboarding. If water sports aren’t for you then check out the Southern Empress Cruises for some time on Lake Conroe aboard an elegant 1800s-era paddleboat. If you find yourself traveling through Willis in your RV make sure you check out our luxury RV rentals and spend the night on Lake Conroe.

Whether you come to Willis for adventure or to relax we’ve got something for everyone! Settled in between Lake Conroe and the Sam Houston National Forest and conveniently located on Interstate 45 we are confident you will enjoy this crown jewel of East Texas and visit us in Willis for years to come.