DAVY CROCKETT (Lufkin/Crockett Area): 936-655-2299


Davy Crockett National Forest portal sign

The Davy Crockett National Forest, named for the legendary pioneer, contains more than 160,000 acres of East Texas woodlands, streams, recreation areas, and wildlife habitat. Located in Houston and Trinity Counties, the forest is centrally located within the Neches and Trinity River basins. The Davy Crockett National Forest was proclaimed a National Forest by President Franklin Roosevelt on October 15, 1936.

Four C Hiking Trail trailhead sign on the Davy Crockett National Forest.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: For current status of trails andĀ campgrounds, please contact the Davy Crockett Ranger District Office at 936-655-2299.
Closest Towns: Lufkin, Texas;  Crockett, Texas

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

Areas for Campground Camping at DAVY CROCKETT (Lufkin/Crockett Area): 936-655-2299

RV Camping

Areas for RV Camping at DAVY CROCKETT (Lufkin/Crockett Area): 936-655-2299

Group Camping

Areas for Group Camping at DAVY CROCKETT (Lufkin/Crockett Area): 936-655-2299

Dispersed Camping

Areas for Dispersed Camping at DAVY CROCKETT (Lufkin/Crockett Area): 936-655-2299

Lake and Pond Fishing

Areas for Lake and Pond Fishing at DAVY CROCKETT (Lufkin/Crockett Area): 936-655-2299

Day Hiking

Areas for Day Hiking at DAVY CROCKETT (Lufkin/Crockett Area): 936-655-2299

Horse Camping

Areas for Horse Camping at DAVY CROCKETT (Lufkin/Crockett Area): 936-655-2299

Horse Riding

The Piney Creek Horse Trail is a system of horse trails that meanders approximately 53 miles through the East Texas pineywoods in the Davy Crockett National Forest.

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Areas for Horse Riding at DAVY CROCKETT (Lufkin/Crockett Area): 936-655-2299

Viewing Scenery

Visitors to the Davy Crockett National Forest will enjoy the great scenic features of Neches Bluff Overlook, located at the north end of the 20-mile-long Four C National Recreation Trail. The overlook offers a panoramic view of pine-hardwood forests in the Neches River bottomlands with picnic and primitive camping facilities. 

Neches Bluff Overlook, Davy Crockett National Forest

Picnicking

Areas for Picnicking at DAVY CROCKETT (Lufkin/Crockett Area): 936-655-2299

Group Picnicking

Areas for Group Picnicking at DAVY CROCKETT (Lufkin/Crockett Area): 936-655-2299

Boating - Non-Motorized

Areas for Boating - Non-Motorized at DAVY CROCKETT (Lufkin/Crockett Area): 936-655-2299

Swimming

Areas for Swimming at DAVY CROCKETT (Lufkin/Crockett Area): 936-655-2299

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
31.29711007

  Longitude : 
-95.10188964

 

Stop Illegal Marijuana Cultivation

Marijuana detection - Report suspicious activity on the forest by calling (936-639-8530) or (936-639-8507).