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Coldspring, Texas

Founded in 1847, Coldspring was originally called Coonskin, then its name was successively changed to Firemen's Hill and Cold Spring. Presently the seat of San Jacinto County. it is a crop, livestock and lumber area.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

San Jacinto County Museum

Housed in handsome, restored jail, circa 1887, (a National Register structure). Cell block, hangman's drop and jailer'

Coldspring, TX Museums

Wolf Creek Park

Fishing, boating, skiing, swimming, and hiking, all available in wooded park on beautiful Lake Livingston. Campsites for RVs and tents with water and electricity. Boat ramps and coin-operated washers and dryers available. Golfers staying at the park can play the 18

Coldspring, TX Parks

Sam Houston National Forest

City is near eastern edge of forest. Double Lake Recreation Area offers camping facilities on small lake (not found on most maps)

Coldspring, TX National Forests

Scenic Drive

Several Forest Service Roads through Sam Houston National Forest offer close views of tangled, undisturbed area known as the Big Thicket. One such route is to Double Lake Recreation Area south of Coldspring about 4 miles via Texas 150 west, F.M. 2025

Coldspring, TX Scenic Drives

Cape Royale Golf Club

Course Access: Public
Holes: 18
Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2

Coldspring, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Coldspring, TX

Lanana Creek Trail

Six-mile rustic trail through Pecan Acres Park along Lanana Creek. Scenic trail follows paths once traveled by Indians. ...

Crighton Theatre

Restored vaudeville theatre, built in 1934, is home to a variety of stage plays, music performances and special events. ...

Shelby County Museum

Shelby County, one of the original counties in the Republic of Texas, is rich in history. The museum, a three-building comple...

Old Rusk Penitentiary Bldg.

Central administration building of present Rusk State Hospital built as main building of former Rusk State Prison, 1878. Iron...

Historic Upshur Museum

General history museum in 1925-vintage Gilmer Post Office building on courthouse square. Chronological exhibits including Cad...