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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

Angelina National Forest

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

Lufkin, TX National Forests

Museum of East Texas

Housed in historic 1905

Lufkin, TX Museums


Davy Crockett National Forest

Nearest entrance is about 11 miles west on Texas 94

Lufkin, TX National Forests

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

Things to do near Lufkin, TX

Wedgewood Golf Course

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

Montgomery County Preserve

71-acre forever preserved tract of pine and hardwood forest along Spring Creek, often referred to as "The Little Thicket." Ho...

Caddo Canoe Rentals & Boat Tours

Enjoy scenic tours of Big Cypress Bayou and Caddo Lake. Daily tours and canoe rentals....

Harmony Hill Ghost Town

Eighteen miles northeast on Texas 43, The Harmony Hill Ghost Town was important trade center known as Nip and Tuck in 1850. B...

Woodland Hills Golf Course

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