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Cargill Long Park

Two-and-one-half mile walking, jogging, and bike trail flanked by towering pines and native flora. Signed exercise stations; benches, picnic tables, playground; handicapped access. Open daily 6 a.m. - 11 p.m., on Hollybrook Street one block west of U.S. 259; northeast edge of city south of Loop 281

Longview, TX Parks

Lone Star Speedway

Sat. night races feature I.M.C.A. modifieds, dirt south late models, and hot stocks. A three-eighth mile, high bank clay oval track serves a challenging course for drivers. Races every Sat. night Mar. - Oct.; I-20 at F.M. 2207

Longview, TX Race Tracks

R. G. LeTourneau Museum

Houses many of famed industralist's patents and business artifacts; some of his early earth-moving equipment on display. On LeTourneau University campus in R.G. LeTourneau Memorial Student Building. Campus tours also available;

Longview, TX Museums

Reo Palm Isle

A Longview landmark which opened in 1937 as the Palm Isle Club. Operated during WWII by owner of Mattie's Ballroom, another popular Big Band club of the era. Features top country/Western entertainment year-round. FM 1845 at Texas 31

Longview, TX Landmarks

Things to do near Longview, TX

Scenic Drives

Excellent forest scenery along highways in all directions. Stands of Virginia shortleaf pine are seen south of Hemphill at co...

Medford Collection of Western Art

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

Ezekiel W. Cullen Home

An early judge of the First District Court of Texas, Cullen lived in this large house of Greek Revival style, the entire uppe...

The Discovery Science Place

Two exhibit halls are featured at this downtown children's math and science museum. Many activities are included focusing on ...

Big Thicket

Silsbee is located in the Big Thicket National Preserve....