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Rusk, Texas

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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

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

Rusk/Palestine State Park

Each of the two units of the park offers outdoor fun and recreation, such as camping, hiking, picnicking, and pedal boating, along with watching native birds and small mammals. Rusk/

Rusk, TX State Parks

Things to do near Rusk, TX

Jim Hogg Historic Park

175-acre scenic forest area of lofty pines. Dedicated as memorial to Governor Hogg, attractions include restored birthplace, ...

Visitor Information

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

Gregg County Historical Museum

Exhibits devoted to local East Texas history, agriculture, communications, and military collections. Reproductions of early r...

Angelina National Forest

Town is within the forest boundary. Camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, four-wheeling, canoeing, backpacking, swimming and pic...