Camden, Texas

Camden was established as a lumbering town in the heavily forested Polk County in 1898. Activity still centers around timber growing, cutting and processing as the county's largest lumber mill handles both pine and hardwoods.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Woodlands Trails

1.8-mile walking trail through one of the finest old pine stands in East Texas. Close-up views of 225-year-old longleaf pines and 170

Camden, TX Trails

Things to do near Camden, TX

Gilmer Parks

Yamboree Park, U.S. 271 north, has RV camping facilities and building for reunions and RV rallies. Contact chamber of commerc...

Joe Roughneck Statue

Commemorating George William Strake, who brought in the 19,000-acre Conroe Oil Field in 1931 and became Houston's first oil m...

Woodlands Resort & Country Club, The -Oaks

Course Access: ResortHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Village Creek State Park

Named for the 63-mile long creek which flows through the heart of the Big Thicket. Stream is renowned as a float stream, and ...

Brookshire's World of Wildlife Museum and Country Store

Features more than 250 specimens of animals, reptiles, and fish from Africa and North America. The Country Store depicts what...