See the beautiful scenery while zipping across ponds, walking the sky bridge or enjoying one of the longest zips in Texas. 2371 C.R. 1613. www.daretozip.com
A self-guided trail map, created by the Cherokee County Historical Commission, features more than 135 historical markers. The maps are available at Love's Lookout visitor information center or the chamber office.
Native stone monument, commemorating victims of East Texas' worst massacre by Native Americans, is erected on the spot where it took place on Oct. 5, 1838. Seven miles northwest of Jacksonville: U.S. 69 north to Mount Selman, F.M. 855 (not shown on most maps) west to Larissa.
This lake is popular with fishermen. Parks offer boat ramps and camping facilities. About four miles south of Jacksonville off U.S. 79.
This lake offers boating, swimming and fishing. Includes several marinas, boat ramps and camps. About 13 miles northwest of Jacksonville via U.S. 175; also accessible from Tyler via Texas 155.
The scenic park offers a facility with rest rooms, visitor information center, and a sheriff's sub-station. Five picnic arbors are along the lookout ridge. The observation area has a 35-mile view. The information center is open 24-hours daily. 43822 Highway 69 N. Five miles north on U.S. 69.
Offers about 4,000 acres for ATV enthusiasts and events. Includes RV hook-ups. Open 8 a.m. Fri.-dark on Sun. 3971 C.R. 4209. www.mudcreekoffroadpark.com
Offers more than 2,000 acres for riding. The park also hosts events throughout the year. Open daily; call for hours. . 2001 C.R. 3315. www.riverrunpark.com
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