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Huntsville State Park

Hiking the Trails at Huntsville State Park, Huntsville, Texas

Welcome to the Pineywoods of East Texas!

If you like forests, then you will love the East Texas Pineywoods! This region is home to 4 National Forests and, originally, the only natural lake in Texas -- Caddo Lake. In East Texas, you can ride a vintage steam train on the Texas State Railroad, tour a replica of the first Spanish Mission in Texas at Mission Tejas and visit the "Rose Capital of America": Tyler, Texas. You'll find miles of nice paddling, biking and hiking trails in this region. East Texas cities include Longview, Palestine, Nacogdoches, Lufkin, Huntsville and Livingston.

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