Moving into our next Texas region, this region seems less typical of how Texas is imagine as it focuses on the wooded area of Texas.
- Caddo Mounds State Historic Site: Site features old earth mounds.
- Lone Star Monument and Historic Flag Park: Claims to be the birthplace of the Lone Star flag.
- Patricia Huffman Smith NASA Museum “Remembering Columbia”: Features the story of space exploration and all the flights the Columbia had.
- Sam Houston Memorial Museum Complex: Features 8 historic buildings dealing with Sam Houston’s life.
- Sam Houston Statue and Visitor Center: Tribute to the great Sam Houston.
- Love’s Lookout Park: This park boasts a 35 mile view.
- Caddo Lake State Park: This is the state’s only natural lake.
- World’s Richest Acre Park: The greatest concentration of oil wells once lived on this acre.
- Big Thicket National Preserve: Many ecosystems are preserved in this 15 unit park.
- Texas Forestry Museum: Living up to the Piney Woods region, this museum focuses on the sawmill and paper mill industries of the area.
- Northeast Texas Rural Heritage Center and Museum-Ezekiel Airship: A replica of an airship based on the Biblical book of Ezekiel resides here.
- Witness Park and Prayer Tower: Peaceful park that displays a statue of Jesus washing Peter’s feet.
- Footbridge Garden Park: Home to one of the nation’s longest footbridges.
- Camp Ford Historical Park: Once a POW camp for Union soldiers during the Civil War.
All attractions found in the 2018 Texas Travel Guide.