Lake Livingston State Park
Things to Do
Outfitters & Guide Services
Horseback riding is available from Faith Ridin Stables (936) 967-5032; contact them for ride reservations. Enjoy a leisurely ride through 2.5 miles of scenic and wooded terrain while observing the abundance of plants and wildlife this park has to offer. Note: The public is not allowed to bring horses into the park, and must use the horses provided.
The park offers a variety of educational opportunities. Check the calendar for upcoming events or contact the park for special tours.
Ask about the Junior Ranger Explorer Packs available for free checkout at the park!
This park participates in the Angler Education “Tackle Loaner Program”; individuals can borrow rods, reels and tackle boxes with hooks, sinkers and bobbers.
Nearby attractions include Martin Dies, Jr. State Park and Huntsville State Park; Trinity River Authority-operated Wolf Creek and Tigerville parks; hundreds of privately owned parks and marinas; Big Thicket National Preserve (Big Sandy Creek and Menard Creek) near Woodville, 30 miles away; Sam Houston National Forest near Coldspring, 30 miles away; the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation, where "Beyond the Sundown" outdoor drama is performed during the summer months and the Big Pow-Wow is held during the first weekend of June; and Lake Livingston Dam, with fishing right below the dam at Southland Park, a county park. The city of Livingston is 10 miles away, offering ball fields, a bowling alley, an 18-hole golf course, lighted tennis courts, city parks and a municipal airport, as well as the Polk County Library and Museum. The Astrodome, NASA's Johnson Space Center and many more attractions can be found in Houston, 70 miles away, and two 18-hole golf courses are within 30 minutes. Special annual events include the Annual Crappiethon (mid-February through mid-April); Easter Festival and Bazaar (Memorial Day weekend); the Texas Youth Rodeo "Texas' Largest" (first week in July); Pine Cone Festival (first full weekend in October); and Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes (first Saturday in December).