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Silsbee, Texas

Silsbee was established in 1894 by John Henry Kirby as a sawmill town. Today it is the home of the Louisiana-Pacific Corporation. Silsbee is the largest city and principal commercial center in Hardin County.

The Silsbee Little Theater is one of best-known amateur theaters in Southeast Texas. Excellent city parks include tennis and basketball courts, picnic areas and playgrounds. Excellent hunting and fishing is also available in the immediate area.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Silsbee, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Silsbee, TX

Texas Travel Information Center

In East Texas near the Texas-Louisiana state line on Interstate Highway 20 East, one of the 12 Texas Travel Information Cente...

Medford Collection of Western Art

More than 50 paintings by contemporary artists including Joe Beeler, James Boren, Raymond Ryan, and Ross Stefan exhibited at ...

Martin Creek Lake State Park

Martin Creek Lake State Park consists of 286.9 acres. It is located just 5 miles south of Tatum on Highway 43. Facilit...

Davy Crockett National Forest

Nearest entrance southwest 6 miles on Texas 21....

Martin Creek Lake Camping

At Martin Creek Lake Park the camping facilities include restrooms with showers; hike-in primitive campsites with no drinkin...