A 24-mile paved route through the lush pine forests of Davy Crockett National Forest to Indian mounds, a Spanish mission, and a small forest lake. This drive traverses a section of the lush pine forests of East Texas within the boundaries of Davy Crockett National Forest. Along the way it passes two sites important in Texas history, the locations of a former Caddo Indian village and an early Spanish mission. Recreational opportunities also abound, including a small forest lake for fishing, canoeing, and swimming; a wilderness area; and one of the longest hiking trails in Texas.
Special attractions: Davy Crockett National Forest, Mission Tejas State Historical Park, Caddoan Mounds State Historical Park, Neches Bluff Overlook, Ratcliff Lake, Four C Trail, Big Slough Wilderness, hiking, fishing, canoeing, camping, scenic views. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.
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