Visitors to the park can cast their line from the fishing pier, from the comfort of their own boat, or from a canoe rented from the park’s marina.
Catch in the lake includes largemouth, striped, and white bass, channel and blue catfish, and white crappie.
It was constructed in 1972 as an alternate water source for the city of Houston and sits on the west fork of the San Jacinto River.
It is a popular destination for jet-skiing boating; the most frequently used public access point is Lake Conroe Park, which has boat slips, fishing piers, two swimming areas, a children’s playground, picnic tables, grills, horseshoe pits, and volleyball courts.
Most of the lakes in Texas are man-made, reservoirs created by damming rivers.
They are necessary for flood control and for providing drinking water to Texas' urban centers.
The lakes in Texas are home to local species and to migrating songbirds, and they are a delight to bird watchers and casual viewers.