The Wilderness Campground to add campground amenities

What we reported Homer Allison opened The Wilderness Campground on Nov. 12 behind the Magnolia ISD Agriculture Barn. Housed on 8 acres of land, the primitive campground is donation-based and includes 12 campsites, a picnic area, gaga ball pit, an outdoor movie screen, outdoor dodgeball arena, tetherball, kickball and horseshoes.

The latest The Wilderness Campground welcomed 600 people and 44 families to its grand opening celebration in November.

What’s next Allison said he has plans to add a fishing pond, recreational vehicle sites and themed weekends in 2017 to offer a retreat for families and first responders.


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By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.