Zavalla, Texas

The community of Zavalla was established in 1900 when the Texas and New Orleans railroad arrived. It became a rail shipping point for wood products. Farming and livestock raising also contributed to the early economy in Zavalla. In the Angelina National Forest, the town is a gateway to beautiful recreation areas on Lake Sam Rayburn.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Zavalla, TX

Lake Livingston State Park

640 acres on the east shoreline of Lake Livingston among pine and hardwood forest. Facilities include multiuse campsites with...

Excelsior House

19th-century hotel numbered among its guests Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, Jay Gould and Oscar Wilde. Guest rooms fe...

River Plantation Country Club -Biloxi/Charleston

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

Scenic Drive

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