The city is near the eastern edge of the forest. Double Lake Recreation Area offers camping near a small lake (not found on most maps) in the forest. Park also features two picnic areas—one free and one a nominal charge. Enjoy fishing, swimming and hiking trails. U.S. Forest Service: 936/344-6205...
The museum interprets the life of early settlers with farm and forest implements, household articles, photos, weapons and law enforcement artifacts. Cell block, hangman's drop and jailer's quarters still exist. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Open 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Thu.–Sat. In t...
Several Forest Service roads through Sam Houston National Forest offer close views of the tangled, undisturbed area known as the Big Thicket. One route is to Double Lake Recreation Area south of Coldspring about four miles via Texas 150 west, F.M. 2025 and a Forest Service road.
On Lake Livingston, fishing, boating, skiing, swimming, hiking, campsites and boat ramps are available. Golfers staying at the park can play the nearby 18-hole Cape Royale Golf Course. Park and lake are owned and operated by the Trinity River Authority of Texas. Open March 1–Dec. 1. Admission cha...
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