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Stephen F. Austin Mast Arboretum


category : Aboretums
Started in 1985, this was the first arboretum at a university in Texas. Special features include an 11-acre arboretum of rare trees, shrubs, vines, ground covers, and a children's garden that lies along the Lanana Creek Trail, 8-acre Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden, filled with Japanese maples, hydrangeas, camellias, and more than 6,500 azaleas, and 39-acre Pineywoods Native Plant Center, home to endangered plant research and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Demonstration Garden, a satellite of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin. Universally accessible.


Hours: Hours Open: Daily dawn to dusk
Address: 2900 Raguet St.
Phone: 936/468-1832
Our Website: www.sfasu.edu/ag/arboretum

Come visit us in Nacogdoches, Texas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Sterne-Hoya House Museum and Library

Built in 1830 by Nicholas Adolphus Sterne, a prominent merchant and Texas revolution leader, the house, listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Nacogdoches, TX Historic Homes

Old Stone Fort

The museum is housed in a 1936 replica, built on a new site, of Don Antonio Gil Y'Barbo's stone house. Y'Barbo, founder of Nacogdoches, built the stone house circa 1779 as the formal portal to the Spanish District of Texas. The original site of the house, torn down in 1902

Nacogdoches, TX Historic Forts

Visitor Information

For more information on city accommodations, restaurants, and events, stop by the Nacogdoches Convention and Visitors Bureau at 888/

Nacogdoches, TX Visitors Centers

Lanana Creek Trail

Six-mile rustic trail through Pecan Acres Park along Lanana Creek. Scenic trail follows paths once traveled by Indians.

Nacogdoches, TX Trails

Millard's Crossing

A reconstructed historic village on 37 acres just north of the city depicts a broad sampling of East Texas architecture from the most simple log cabin to Victorian, all furnished with antiques. (U.S. 59 north)

Nacogdoches, TX Historic Towns

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Stephen F. Austin Mast Arboretum

Started in 1985, this was the first arboretum at a university in Texas. Special features include an 11-acre arboretum of rare...