Texas State Travel Guide

State Parks, Historic Sites, National Forests & Main Street Cities

East Texas Has It All


State Parks, Historic Sites, National Forests & Main Street Cities

From Rugged Landscapes To Diverse Heritage

Regional State Parks

Travelers to the Texas Forest Trail Region can visit the area’s beautiful parks and historic sites owned and perated by Texas Parks and Wildlife. For more information, please call 800-792-1112 or visit www.tpwd.state.tx.us

Regional Forests

The Texas Forest Trail Region boasts the only national forests in Texas – four in total. Moreover, it features the only national preserve in the State, as well as five state forests. Take the scenic route through tese natural wonders, or stop by for camping, fishing, and other outdoor recreation. Fore more information, contact the U.S. Forest Service (936-639-8501 or www.fs.fed.us, National Parke Service (409-951-6700 or www.nps.gov/bith), or Texas Forest Service (www.txforestservice.tamu.edu).
National Forests and Preserves
State Forests

Texas Historical Commission Historical Sites

Heritage tourists can learn more about the rich East Texas history and experience real places and stories at one of the Texas Historical Commission’s historical sites located in the Texas Forest Trail Region. For more information, please call 512-463-7948 or visit www.texashistoricsites.com

To view info on the historical sites in East Texas, you can also visit https://www.texas.dream.press/east-texas-historical-sites/

Texas Main Street Cities

Visitors can stroll the sidewalks and peruse shops in one of the region’s Texas Main Street cities. Partnering with the Texas Historical Commission, each community works to revitalize its historic commercial area, often the heart of a town.