Salmon Lake Park: A Great East Texas Swimming Hole

Salmon Lake Park: A Great East Texas Swimming Hole- If you have been searching for a good swimming hole in East Texas you will find one tucked away in Grapeland. Salmon Lake Park has been helping East Texans chill out for years and continues to provide area residents with a … Read More

Huntsville State Park

Huntsville State park
Huntsville, TX.

A fairly easy day hike through the woods, this popular park has a large tent-camping area hidden in the tall pines and overlooking the scenic shores of Lake Raven. This region of the Pineywoods of East Texas and the Sam Houston National Forest is a … Read More

Fairfield Lake

Fairfield Lake
Fairfield, TX.

Fairfield contains an easy day hike through woods and fields above Fairfield Lake.As you approach the entrance station, the Dockery Trail is on the right and parking for the Big Brown Creek Primitive Camping Area is on the left. This trail allows hiking and mountain Read More

The Big Thicket National Preserve

The Big Thicket National Preserve- “One’s fondness for the area is hard to explain. It has no commanding peak or awesome gorge, no topographical feature of distinction. Its appeal is more subtle.” – Big Thicket Legacy, University of Texas Press, 1977.… Read More

The Sabine National Forest

The Sabine National Forest

The Sabine National Forest is located near the Texas-Louisiana border, and covers a total of 160,609 acres in five counties: Sabine (95,410 acres), Shelby (59,037 acres), San Augustine (4,317 acres), Newton (1,781 acres), and Jasper (64 acres). … Read More