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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

Davy Crockett National Forest

Nearest entrance is about 11 miles west on Texas 94

Lufkin, TX National Forests

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


Museum of East Texas

Housed in historic 1905

Lufkin, TX Museums

Angelina National Forest

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

Lufkin, TX National Forests

Things to do near Lufkin, TX

Fish Creek Golf Club -West Nine

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Woodlands Resort & Country Club, The -Oaks

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

Millard's Crossing

A reconstructed historic village on 37 acres just north of the city depicts a broad sampling of East Texas architecture from ...

April Sound Country Club -Inland

Course Access: ResortHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Jefferson Hotel

A cotton warehouse in 1861, converted to hotel 1900, restored as country inn and restaurant. Turn-of-the-century iron beds, V...