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Coldspring, Texas

Founded in 1847, Coldspring was originally called Coonskin, then its name was successively changed to Firemen's Hill and Cold Spring. Presently the seat of San Jacinto County. it is a crop, livestock and lumber area.

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San Jacinto County Museum

Housed in handsome, restored jail, circa 1887, (a National Register structure). Cell block, hangman's drop and jailer'

Coldspring, TX Museums

Scenic Drive

Several Forest Service Roads through Sam Houston National Forest offer close views of tangled, undisturbed area known as the Big Thicket. One such route is to Double Lake Recreation Area south of Coldspring about 4 miles via Texas 150 west, F.M. 2025

Coldspring, TX Scenic Drives

Wolf Creek Park

Fishing, boating, skiing, swimming, and hiking, all available in wooded park on beautiful Lake Livingston. Campsites for RVs and tents with water and electricity. Boat ramps and coin-operated washers and dryers available. Golfers staying at the park can play the 18

Coldspring, TX Parks

Sam Houston National Forest

City is near eastern edge of forest. Double Lake Recreation Area offers camping facilities on small lake (not found on most maps)

Coldspring, TX National Forests

Cape Royale Golf Club

Course Access: Public
Holes: 18
Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2

Coldspring, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Coldspring, TX

Historic Upshur Museum

General history museum in 1925-vintage Gilmer Post Office building on courthouse square. Chronological exhibits including Cad...

El Camino Real

"The King's Highway;" first blazed in 1691 by Domingo Teran de los Rios, first provincial governor of Texas. Often called "Ol...

House of the Seasons

Built in 1872, this is an example of the transition period between Greek Revival and Victorian architecture. Most interesting...

Marshall Depot and Museum

Located in the heart of the Ginocchio National Historic District, the prominent Texas and Pacific Depot houses both a train d...

Scenic Drives

Excellent forest scenery along highways in all directions. Stands of Virginia shortleaf pine are seen south of Hemphill at co...