Lake Conroe, located in Texas, offers numerous spots for boaters to congregate and enjoy the surroundings. This summary offers some popular hang out places for boaters to enjoy the water on Lake Conroe:

Best Secluded Hang Out Places for Boaters

Party Cove Best of Lake Conroe

Party Cove: This popular hang out spot on the lake is known for its lively atmosphere, especially on weekends. Boaters often gather here to anchor their boats, play music, and socialize with other boaters. Head north, turn left into the second cove after passing the FM1097 bridge.

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Access: Water Only

Best of Secluded Hang Out Places for Boaters at Ayer's Island

Ayer’s Island: A well-known spot on Lake Conroe, located near the southern end of the lake. It’s a small island that has gained popularity among boaters and recreational enthusiasts for various activities. Here’s what you can expect at Ayer’s Island on Lake Conroe: Swimming, Relaxing, Picnicking, Camping, Fishing, Nature Watching, Social Gathering.

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Best of Secluded Hang Out Places for Boaters at Scott's Ridge

Scott’s Ridge Recreation Area: This recreation area offers boat ramps, picnic areas, and camping facilities. Boaters can launch their boats here and spend the day exploring the lake. Not far from the famous party cove.

Where: 13274 Scotts Ridge Rd.
Phone: 936-344-6205
Access: Road, Water

Best of Secluded Hang Out Places for Boaters in the National Forest

Sam Houston National Forest: This forest surrounds Lake Conroe and provides beautiful natural scenery. Boaters can find secluded coves and beaches to anchor their boats and relax.

Where: Montgomery and Walker County
Phone: 936-344-6205
Access: Road, Water

Best of Secluded Hang Out Places for Boaters at Cagle Rec area

Cagle Recreation Area: This park offers a designated swimming area, picnic spots, and a boat launch ramp, making it a great place for boaters to anchor and enjoy some onshore activities. Located on the upper north end of Lake Conroe.

Where:  FM 1375 West
Phone: 936-344-6205
Access: Road, Water

Best Shoreline Hang Out Places for Boaters

Restaurants, Bars and More

Margaritaville Landshark Bar Grille

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Lake Resort: This resort features a marina with boat slips, a waterpark, multiple restaurants and bars, and a sandy beach area. Boaters can dock here and enjoy the resort amenities. The Landshark Grill is a popular restaurant for “hanging out” boaters.

Where: 600 Margaritaville Parkway
Phone: 936-448-4400
Access: Road, Water

Papa's on the Lake from the water

Papa’s on the Lake: A popular restaurant and bar with boat access. Boaters can pull up and enjoy waterfront dining, live music, and a vibrant atmosphere.

Where: 14632 TX-105
Phone: 936-447-2500
Access: Road, Water

Conroe Lake House live music

The Lake House: Another lakeside restaurant and bar, The Lake House offers a relaxed atmosphere with outdoor seating and beautiful views of the lake.

Where: 14954 Hwy 105 W
Phone: 936-300-5253
Access: Road, Water

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Wave on Lake Conroe: Wave on Lake Conroe is a relaxed and modern waterfront restaurant that serves fresh seafood and cocktails. Their menu is a mix of classic and contemporary dishes, making it the perfect spot for a stop-over for food and refreshments. Close to Ayer’s Island.

Where: 7041 Kingston Cove Ln
Phone: 936-666-7297
Access: Road, Water

North Lake Grill deck

North Lake Grill: Finally, North Lake Grill is a waterfront restaurant in the Stow-A-Way Marina and RV Park complex. The facility has docks for your boat. The Grill is a casual restaurant that offers American classics and Tex-Mex cuisine. The outdoor patio offers peaceful views of the lake, making it a great spot for those boaters hanging out in the Sam Houston National Forest end of the lake.

13988 Calvary Road
Phone: 936-228-7535
Access: Road, Water

Marina Hang Out Places for Boaters

Marina life for boaters is a given. Love or hate them, you are going to need one!

Waterpoint Marina

Waterpoint Marina: This marina offers boat rentals, boat slips, and waterfront dining options. Boaters can dock their boats and explore the shops and restaurants at Waterpoint Marina, making it a convenient stop for boaters looking to refuel and relax. Restaurants: Fajita Jack’s and Monty’s Lighthouse

Where: 15264 TX-105
Phone: 936-788-2628

Stow-A-Way Marina

Stowaway Marina: Marina offers a range of services to its customers, including boat rentals, fueling, and lakeside restaurant. The marina’s on-site store sells a variety of boating and fishing supplies, as well as snacks and drinks. Restaurant: North Lake Grill

Where: 13988 Calvary Road
Phone: 936-856-4531

Best Hangout places for boaters Safe Harbor Walden complex by aerial

Safe Harbor Walden Marina: This marina is home to a well-stocked ship store, where visitors can purchase boating equipment, supplies, and other essentials. The marina also has an on-site fuel dock, offering both gas and diesel fuel, ensuring that boaters can top up their boats before embarking on a day of fishing or water skiing. The marina has a private beach, where visitors can swim, sunbathe or just relax. Additionally, the marina is adjacent to Breakwater Grille Restaurant.

Where: 12050 Mellville Drive
Phone: 936-582-1060

Best Hangout places for boaters The Palms Marina aerial

The Palms Marina: Another popular marina on Lake Conroe, The Palms offers boat club rentals, boat slips, dry storage, a fuel dock, store, and a location with calm water near restaurants on the east side of the lake. The sound of automobile traffic is non-existent and the sunsets are spectacular.

Where: 11880 Palms Marina Drive
Phone: 936-856-6423

Best Hangout places for boaters Pier 105 aerial

Pier 105 Marina: This marina offers a variety of amenities including boat slips, a fuel dock, a store, and a waterfront restaurant. It’s a great place to dock your boat and enjoy some food and drinks.

Where: 15525 Marina Drive
Phone: 936-588 1126

Best Off the Lake Places for Boaters

Best Off the Lake Hang Out Places for Boaters is Cork This Winery

Cork This! Winery: While not directly on the lake, this winery offers a unique experience for boaters. They provide a “wine to-go” service where you can order wine and they’ll deliver it to your boat at designated points on the lake.

Best Hangout places for boaters Bernhardt Winery building

Bernhardt Winery: While not directly on the lake, Bernhardt Winery is located nearby and offers a relaxing atmosphere with wine tastings, live music events, and beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. Many boaters enjoy visiting the winery after a day on the water.

Where: 9043 County Rd 204

Phone: (936) 894-9829

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These are just a few options for boaters to hang out on Lake Conroe. Whether you’re looking for a peaceful spot to anchor and relax or a lively waterfront restaurant, Lake Conroe has something for everyone.

Remember to always follow safety guidelines and regulations while boating on Lake Conroe, and be mindful of other boaters and the environment.