Since 1972, Walden's tree-lined peninsula has been home to people from all over the world. While Lake Conroe embodies natural splendor, its origins are actually man-made. Construction of the 21,000-acre lake began in January 1970 and was completed in 1973. Five thousand acres of the lake are located within the Sam Houston National Forest.
In addition to the lake, a 536-slip marina, a breathtaking 28-hole golf course, a 16-court tennis facility, swimming pools, children's playgrounds and "hike and bike" trails are among the many recreational amenities available to Walden residents. Social activities, community events, athletic competitions and volunteer opportunities occur year-round -- guaranteeing an active schedule for those who want to get involved.
Deed Restrictions (or Use Covenants) were adopted to protect the residential integrity of the entire community. Uniform plans for the sale, development and improvement of properties aim to preserve the image and character of Walden -- to the benefit of both present and future property owners.
Walden on Lake Conroe was planned for approximately 5,200 dwellings, consisting of single-family homes, town houses, patio homes and condominiums. At the beginning of 2007, there remain more than 1,000 home sites available for development, even though a variety of builders have averaged almost 200 new homes per year for the last three years.
The surge in new home construction over the last few years has created a diverse population. Now, in addition to many retirees and weekenders, more than 900 school age children call Walden home.