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Jasper, Texas

Jasper is the seat of Jasper County, named for Sgt. William Jasper, hero of the American Revolution. The area terrain ranges from hilly to level with 85 percent forested by pines and hardwoods.

Jasper's historic town square features the courthouse, two bed & breakfasts, two art galleries, antique shops, and the old county jail where the county archives are housed. Sandy Creek Park, downtown, features children's playground equipment, fishing ponds, and a pavilion. A state fish hatchery is open for public viewing Monday through Friday.

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Things to do near Jasper, TX

Woodland Trails

Bull Creek Trail parallels a clear, spring-fed stream among large magnolia, white oak, maple, holly, dogwood and other forest...

Angelina National Forest

Nearest entrance is 14 miles southeast on U.S. 69. Camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, four-wheeling, canoeing, backpacking, s...

Village Creek State Park

Named for the 63-mile long creek which flows through the heart of the Big Thicket. Stream is renowned as a float stream, and ...

Piney Woods Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

Smith County Historical Museum

In old library building, exhibits feature artifacts reflecting Tyler's historic, social and economic culture. Displays featur...