LASR.net Homepage




Menu

Rusk, Texas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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

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

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

Old Rusk Penitentiary Bldg.

Central administration building of present Rusk State Hospital built as main building of former Rusk State Prison, 1878. Iron structures, including dome of State Capitol, fabricated here by prisoners. Ave. A and U.S. 69. Historical marker gives details.

Rusk, TX Historic Markers

Texas State Railroad

Operated by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, antique steam engines power vintage coaches 25 miles to Palestine in the nation's longest, skinniest state park through dense East Texas forestlands. Reservations recommended. (In Texas call toll-free 1-800-442-8951.)

Rusk, TX Railroad History

Things to do near Rusk, TX

Sabine National Forest

City is at western boundary of forest....

Woodlands Resort & Country Club, The -Oaks

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

Texas State Railroad

Operated by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, antique steam engines power vintage coaches 25 miles to Palestine in the nat...

River Plantation Country Club -Augusta/Biloxi

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

Martin Dies Jr. State Park

705 acres on eastern shore of B. A. Steinhagen Lake (also known as Town Bluff and Dam B Reservoir). Rest rooms with showers, ...