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Enjoy Outdoor Activities in Angelina National Forests of Texas

Updated on March 26, 2011

Angelina National Forest

Has an area of 154,916 acres in Angelina, Jasper, Nacogdoches and San Augustine Counties. It's ranger office is located in Lufkin which is the heart of East Texas Piney Woods region and a home of vast lumber and wood products industries.

In Angelina National Forest you'll enjoy the beautiful view and it has lots of outdoor activities attraction;

Bouton Lake where visitors can enjoy picnicking, camping, kayaking, hiking without fee.

Boykin Springs - where the place has designated fee for picnicking, camping, swimming, canoeing, shelters, and hiking trails. For comfort they provide sanitary facilities and drinking water.

Caney Creek - where the place has designated fee for picnicking, camping, swimming,skiing, boating, interpretative trails and shelters. There are sanitary facilities, concessionaires and drinking water available in the area.

Harvey Creek - where the place has designated fee for picnicking, camping,skiing, boating and shelters. They provide sanitary facilities and drinking water in the area.

Sandy Creek - where the place has designated fee for picnicking, camping, swimming, skiing, boating and shelters. It also have sanitary facilities and drinking water.

Sawmill Hiking Trail- is a 5.5-mile trail that connects Bouton Lake Recreation Area with Old and abandoned Aldrich, and Boykin Springs.

Turkey Hill & Upland Island Wilderness Area - located at North of Broaddus and North of Neches River respectively.

Angelina National Forests

Angelina National Forest:
Angelina National Forest, Lufkin, TX 75901, USA

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Bouton Lake:
Bouton Lake, Jasper, TX 75980, USA

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Boykin Spring:
Boykin Spring, Jasper, TX, USA

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Sawmill Hiking Trail:
Sawmill Hiking Trail, Jasper, TX 75980, USA

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Images of Angelina National Forest

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    • minesgm profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from Texas

      Hi Peggy W, yeah it's great to know we have awesome places to go for camping and hiking. thanks for the vote.

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      Peggy Woods 

      9 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Your pictures are beautiful. The entire area looks like a great place for hiking, camping, and playing on the water. Thanks for letting us know about it. Voting this useful.

    • minesgm profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from Texas

      @omcj1234, i'm glad you have visited one of the national forest of Texas. thanks for the comment. Mimi

    • omcj1234 profile image


      9 years ago

      I've been to Harvey and Caney Creek. Both great places. Great Hub!


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