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Lufkin, Texas

Heart of East Texas Piney Woods region, home of vast lumber and wood-products industries; access to outdoor recreation in Angelina and Davy Crockett National Forests and huge Sam Rayburn Reservoir. Area produces more than a million board feet of saw timber annually and major volume of pulpwood, from short- and longleaf pines, cypress, hickory, oak, gum, and magnolia.

City parks offer picnicking and outdoor sports including golf, fishing, swimming, and tennis. Sites of historical interest are marked throughout city. Home of Angelina Junior College.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Angelina National Forest

Nearest entrance is 14 miles southeast on U.S. 69

Lufkin, TX National Forests

Museum of East Texas

Housed in historic 1905

Lufkin, TX Museums


Ellen Trout Zoo and Park

Fully accredited zoo shows a wide variety of animals and birds; known for its breeding programs for West African crowned crane and Louisiana pine snake. Off Loop 287

Lufkin, TX Zoos

Davy Crockett National Forest

Nearest entrance is about 11 miles west on Texas 94

Lufkin, TX National Forests

Things to do near Lufkin, TX

Cherokee Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Longview Museum of Fine Arts

Chartered in 1970, the museum houses a comprehensive collection of paintings, drawings, prints, photography and sculpture foc...

T. C. Lindsey & Co.

Part old-fashioned general store, part museum, this establishment offers a wide variety of merchandise as well as nostalgia. ...

River Plantation Country Club -Biloxi/Charleston

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

World's Richest Acre Park

On part of one downtown block, actually about 1.2 acres, once stood greatest concentration of oil wells in the world producin...