Lufkin, Texas

Heart of East Texas Piney Woods region, home of vast lumber and wood-products industries; access to outdoor recreation in Angelina and Davy Crockett National Forests and huge Sam Rayburn Reservoir. Area produces more than a million board feet of saw timber annually and major volume of pulpwood, from short- and longleaf pines, cypress, hickory, oak, gum, and magnolia.

City parks offer picnicking and outdoor sports including golf, fishing, swimming, and tennis. Sites of historical interest are marked throughout city. Home of Angelina Junior College.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Ellen Trout Zoo and Park

Fully accredited zoo shows a wide variety of animals and birds; known for its breeding programs for West African crowned crane and Louisiana pine snake. Off Loop 287

Lufkin, TX Zoos

Davy Crockett National Forest

Nearest entrance is about 11 miles west on Texas 94

Lufkin, TX National Forests

Angelina National Forest

Nearest entrance is 14 miles southeast on U.S. 69

Lufkin, TX National Forests

Things to do near Lufkin, TX

Scenic Drive

Several Forest Service Roads through Sam Houston National Forest offer close views of tangled, undisturbed area known as the ...

Oaklawn Opry

Good old family entertainment every Sat. night specializing in new and old country/western music. Doors open at 6:30, show st...

Crown Colony Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 5 days...

Atlanta State Park

Excellent trailer and camp sites available at 1,475-acre facility on south shore of Lake Wright Patman. Other features includ...