Lake Livingston


Lake Livingston, Texas

Lake Livingston real estate is considered the fifth largest market for lake homes and lake lots in Texas.

There are typically 200 lake homes for sale on Lake Livingston at any given time. The lake will usually have 150 or so lake lots and land for sale.

Lake Livingston homes for sale have an average list price of $361,000, with many great homes at higher and lower prices. This lake is one of Texas's largest lakes, and has a shoreline of 450 miles.

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(936) 967-0755
144 Weavers Cove Rd
Livingston, TX 77351
(936) 653-3278
1333 Fm 3278 Rd
Coldspring, TX 77331
(936) 653-3233
N Cape Royale Dr
Coldspring, TX 77331
(936) 594-2707
27 Carolina Way
Huntsville, TX 77320
(936) 291-6406
14 Marina Point Dr
Hunstville, TX 77320
Golf Courses
(936) 291-0008
3312 TX-19
Huntsville, TX 77320
(936) 327-4777
801 W Matthews St
Livingston, TX 77351
(936) 594-4980
1532 Whispering Pines Dr
Trinity, TX 75862
(936) 365-2201
300 State Park Rd 65
Livingston, TX 77351
(936) 646-3824
15152 US-190
Onalaska, TX 77360
(877) 766-7847
168 Butler
Onalaska, TX 77360
(936) 594-3961
1075 Marina Dr
Trinity, TX 75862
(936) 646-3369
11941 US-190
Livingston, TX 77351
(936) 653-4312
21 Wolf Creek Park Road
Coldspring, TX 77331
  • Counties: Polk County, San Jacinto County, Trinity County, Walker County
  • Fish: Blue Catfish, Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Striped Bass, White Bass
  • Condos available (No)
  • Notable events: Sailing races, parades
  • Sailing clubs (Yes)
  • Known for: "Enormous East Texas Secret", "Water Wonderland"
  • Other notes: Water stored in the lake is used to supply industrial, municipal and agricultural needs in the lower Trinity River Basin and the Houston/Galveston metropolitan area
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Houseboats are allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (Yes). -- Must complete boater safety course if born after 1993 (See
  • Dock restrictions (Yes). -- Must obtain permit to construct or enhance
(936) 329-8700
1717 Highway 59 Loop N
Livingston, TX 77351
George Bush Intercontinental Airport
2800 N Terminal Rd, Houston, TX 77032
66 miles away
Livingston Municipal Airport
415 Airport Rd, Livingston, TX 77351
    About Lake Livingston
    Second-Largest in Texas

    Lake Livingston, coming in at just under 130 square miles, is one of the largest lakes in Texas. Located in the Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity, and Walker Counties in Texas, there is an opportunity for everyone.

    The lake is on the Trinity River, spans 39 miles long, is seven miles at the widest point, has an average depth of 23 feet, and has been called a "Water Wonderland."

    There are several cities and communities around the lake, including Livingston, Blanchard, Coldspring, Huntsville, Onalaska, Point Blank, Riverside, and Trinity. It is only an hour and a half to Houston and around three and a half hours to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area.

    Due to Lake Livingston’s size, most amenities necessary are available around the lake. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is 66.7 miles away for easy travel, and Huntsville Memorial Hospital is 26.3 miles away for close medical care.

    Lake Activities

    On a day on the lake, you could do anything including swimming, fishing, and kayaking. The campgrounds will even allow you to rent a kayak.

    However, due to the invasive Zebra Mussels, you must clean, dry, and drain your boat before putting it in another body of water to prevent the spread of the mussels.

    Fishing from the Lake

    At Lake Livingston, crappies are active in the spring and early summer, while bluegill and channel catfish are along the shoreline year-round. Visitors can fish for white, striped, and largemouth bass from spring through fall. White bass is especially plentiful, and the fish grow quite large.

    Around the Lake

    Those looking for a lakeside retreat can visit the Lake Livingston State Park. Here, visitors can swim, boat, hike, camp, picnic, bike, geocache, and enjoy the scenic views.

    For any residents of age, the family-owned and operated Teysha Vineyard in Huntsville is a must-see. Take a walk through the grapevines, sit out on the patio, or relax on a couch with a glass of wine.

    If you're interested in learning about and purchasing local honey, Rudy's Honey will serve those needs. Their bee farm in Livingston is free of agricultural sprays and sources the sweetness from Southeast Texas wildflowers. Take a tour of the facility or grab some products like soap, candles, or honey straws.

    Excellent Location for Lake Life

    Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or waterfront property, Lake Livingston is an excellent choice.