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Rusk, Texas

  • Jim Hogg Historic Park

    175-acre scenic forest area of lofty pines. Dedicated as memorial to Governor Hogg, attractions include restored birthplace, picnic areas, museum and family cemetery. Two mi. northeast off U.S. 84. ...
    Jim Hogg Historic Park

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Bonner Bank Building

Cherokee County's first bank, established 1884, in 1865 building. Euclid St. and U.S. 69

Rusk, TX Historic Buildings


Scenic Drive

Several routes near Rusk offer excellent woodland scenery: U.S. 69 both north and south; also F.M. 347, F.M. 747 (neither shown on most maps) that lead north from U.S. 84

Rusk, TX Scenic Drives

Jim Hogg Historic Park

175-acre scenic forest area of lofty pines. Dedicated as memorial to Governor Hogg, attractions include restored birthplace, picnic areas, museum and family cemetery. Two mi. northeast off U.S. 84.

Rusk, TX Historic Parks

Footbridge Garden Park

Wooded setting for 546-foot footbridge, said to be nation's longest, originally built 1861 for crossing valley during rainy season. Two blocks east of town square.

Rusk, TX Gardens

Things to do near Rusk, TX

Atlanta State Park

Excellent trailer and camp sites available at 1,475-acre facility on south shore of Lake Wright Patman. Other features includ...

Crighton Theatre

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

Tyler Museum of Art

Three galleries featuring exhibits and a growing permanent collection of 19th- and 20th-century art and photography. Gift sho...