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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.

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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

Museum of East Texas

Housed in historic 1905

Lufkin, TX Museums

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

Scarlett O'Hardy's Gone with the Wind Museum

Features one of the largest private collections of memorabilia from this epic story of the Old South. Among the hundreds of i...

World's Richest Acre Park

On part of one downtown block, actually about 1.2 acres, once stood greatest concentration of oil wells in the world producin...

Rose Hill Ampitheater

Unique amphitheater is located in natural crater that is 60 feet deep and 300 yards in diameter. Legend has it that crater wa...

Bellwood Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Ezekiel Airship

In 1902 an inspired preacher-inventor built an airship based on description in Biblical book of Ezekiel. Said to have flown b...