Camping Lakes & Marinas Outdoors

Houston County Lake

Houston County Lake is located in Houston County, approximately 10 miles northwest of Crockett. The lake is 1,330 surface acres, with an average maximum depth of 40 feet. The lake has abundant standing timber in the upper end. Some native emergent and submergent vegetation is also present. Native emergent, as well as native submergent and water hyacinth aquatic vegetation are present in the lake.

Houston County Lake has the potential to produce large trophy largemouth bass as well as large redear sunfish. The lake also has a substantial population of spotted bass. Largemouth bass can be caught most readily in early spring and fall on a variety of baits. Statewide regulations apply for all species except largemouth bass, which has a 14 to 21 slot length limit. Bass 14 inches and less or 21 inches and greater in length may be retained. Only one bass 21 inches or greater may be retained each day.

Ramps & Marinas

County Boat Ramp

  • From Loop 304 in Crockett, take FM 229 approximately 9 miles west. The boat ramp is on the north side of the dam.
  • Two-lane ramp will accommodate all boat types
  • No fee required
  • Open all year
  • Operated by Houston County

Crockett Family Resort

  • From Loop 304 on the northwest side of Crockett, take FM 229 approximately 7 miles west, and turn right on CR 2140.
  • Ramp will accommodate all boat types
  • Fee required
  • Open all year
  • Privately operated (877) 544-8466

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