This multi-purpose park also preserves an important historic site. Settlers pushing into North Texas after the Civil War clashed with Comanche and Kiowa Indians, prompting the military to respond with a line of defensive frontier forts. The park offers camping, including primitive tent sites, ful...
In the oldest house in Jack County, the museum includes period furnishings, an exhibit dedicated to Jack County veterans, and memorabilia on Tom M. Marks, who organized the Corn Club, which later became 4-H Club. Open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thu.-Sat. Other times by appointment. 241 W. Belknap.
Fort Richardson State Park offers access for fishing, swimming and boating. Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway winds around the lakes. Off Texas 59 northeast of Jacksboro.
Part of the Rails-to-Trails program, this is a 10-mile hike, bike and equestrian trail that passes through prairie, along Lost Creek and around two reservoirs. A day-use trailhead provides a picnic area, swimming and a fishing pier.
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