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You will find enticing diversity here - in the scenery, the history, the food, and the people. And you will discover a hospitality born of gracious Southern roots, sprinkled with old-fashioned Western grit, and spiced with the cultures and customes of Hispanic, German, Czech, and two dozen or so other significant ancestries.

Texas is, indeed, like a whole other country.

Explore Texas

Fort Lancaster State Historic Site

The 82-acre park was originally donated to Crockett County in 1965 by the Meadows and Benckenstein families for preservation and public use of the site and was transferred to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department in 1968. Today it is managed by the Texas Historical Commission.

Ozona, TX Historic Sites

Navarro Mills Lake Fishing

Fishing at Navarro Mills Lake is a very popular recreational activity. The lake holds the current state record for crappie, and fishermen come from all over to sample some of the best crappie fishing anywhere. Fishing for channel cat and yellow cat

, TX Fishing

Twin Lakes Golf Course

Recently chosen by the Dallas Morning News as one of the Top Ten New Courses in Texas, Twin Lakes offers one of the most challenging layouts in East Texas. With rolling tree lined fairways, TifEagle Bermuda greens and two sparkling lakes, Twin Lakes'

Canton, TX Golf Courses

Sam Rayburn House Museum

The Sam Rayburn House Museum is the home of the late "Mister Sam," who served as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives longer than any other in American history. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the house was built in 1916 and restored to 1961

Bonham, TX Museums

Ray Roberts Greenbelt Corridor

The Ray Roberts Lake/Lake Lewisville Greenbelt Corridor is a 20 mile multi-use trail system (12 miles for equestrian and 10 for hike and bike use)

, TX Trails

Escondido Draw Recreational Area

Crockett County is home to the Escondido Draw Recreational Area, a 3,400 acre park. The park is open to all-terrain vehicles and includes a 35+ mile single track trail for dirt bikes and 23+ miles of scenic trails and challenging hills for ATVs and OHVs.

Ozona, TX Recreation Areas

Chappell Hill United Methodist Church

The historic Chappell Hill United Methodist Church is located adjacent to the Museum. This charming building was erected in 1901 to replace the original structure built in 1853 that was destroyed by the 1900

Chappell Hill, TX Historic Churches

Stafford Centre

The elegant Stafford Centre, opened in 2004, is located on 43 acres in downtown Stafford, Texas. This state-of-the-art facility is 90,000 square feet and boasts an exquisite 1,100-seat performing arts theatre; a 25,000 square-foot meeting, banquet and exposition space, including a 20,000

Stafford, TX Performing Arts Centers

Chappell Hill Historical Museum

The Chappell Hill Historical Museum, a must-see for early Texas history buffs, occupies a former public school building constructed in 1927 and built on the site of the Chappell Hill Female College. Exhibits of photos, documents and artifacts give a glimpse of the town from its beginnings in 1847

Chappell Hill, TX Museums

Franklin Mountains State Park Camping

A limited number of tent camping sites are available. There are two types of campsites; one type (walk-in developed) is traditional, in that tents are placed directly on the ground and have tables and grills. The park has recently established an area with 5 self-contained RV sites(

, TX Camping


Ray Roberts Lake Equestrian Trails

In the Isle du Dois Unit & Greenbelt Corridor of Ray Roberts Lake State Park, visitors can enjoy the 12.5-mile trail winding through oak and pine trees, passing by the lake, with occasional hills. Blue Stem Grove, the equestrian area, has 14 campsites that can each hold up to a combined total of 8

, TX Equestrian