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Live Webcam at Lake Conroe

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  • Location: Lake Conroe, Texas, United States
  • Source: ABC13 Houston
  • Info: Live streaming webcam at Lake Conroe in Texas, United States Lake Conroe was built by San Jacinto River Autority to be a source of water for the city of Houston. The dam that holds the lake is 2.2 miles long and 82 feet high.

More info: Lake Conroe covers an area of 21,000-acres (85 km2) and is located in Montgomery County on the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. Lake Conroe is a popular attraction for boating, jet-skiing and fishing and has two public access points for swimming and there are 157 miles of shoreline.

Lake Conroe was conceived in 1970 as an alternative water supply for the City of Houston. The lake was completed in January 1973 and was filled in October , 1973.

Lake Conroe is bordered on the north by Sam Houston National Forest, which provides an abundance of wildlife such as deer, several species of birds and even alligators. The lake has some of the best fishing around with species such as blue, channel and flathead catfish; striped, white and large-mouth bass; crappie and smallmouth buffalo.

Some of the finest residential developments in the country have sprung up around the picturesque shores and wooded terrain surrounding Lake Conroe.