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Roy E. Larsen Sandyland Sanctuary


category : Nature Preserves
A Texas Nature Conservancy Preserve of 2,138 acres. Exhibits a curious intermingling of various forest and wetland communities. Of special interest is arid sandy lands where desert plants such as prickly pear cactus and yucca are found with longleaf pines and drought-resistant oak. Rare orchids and carnivorous plants grow here among acid-loving ferns and sphagnum moss.

Village Creek flows 8 miles through sanctuary providing an enjoyable canoeing experience. Contact preserve manager for information on canoe trail. Sandylands Nature Trail open daily 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. 4 miles west on Texas 327.


Phone: 409/385-4135

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Big Thicket Canoe Trips

Located on Village Creek in the heart of the Big Thicket, you can take a short trip of three to four hours, or two to three days in this national preserve. Reservations recommended. At 1430 U.S. 96

Silsbee, TX Canoeing

Roy E. Larsen Sandyland Sanctuary

A Texas Nature Conservancy Preserve of 2,138

Silsbee, TX Nature Preserves



Silsbee Country Club

Course Access: Private
Holes: 9
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