Lake O' the Pines includes about 18,700 acres of water and 9,000 acres of land located in the piney woods of Northeast Texas, partially in Marion, Harrison, Upshur, Morris and Camp counties. Recreation opportunities are numerous with camping, boating, fishing, hunting, watchable wildlife, and bird watching, including wintering bald eagles.
Four fee campgrounds, two free multiuse parks, three day use areas, and 5 boat ramps are operated by the U. S Army Corps of Engineers. In addition 6 commercial concessions are operated by private businesses. There are also 6 boat ramps operated by county government.
Other local attractions include antique shopping, Mardi Gras Upriver, the Annual Historic Pilgrimage, and Christmas Candle Light Tour in Jefferson, TX. Local attractions also include Stagecoach days, a Fire Ant Festival and Christmas lights in Marshall, TX, along with Texas Wildflower Trail routes along some area roads.
Fees: Park Entrance Fees
Location: I 30 and I 20, and between US 259 and US 59, about 9 miles W of Jefferson