Big Creek Scenic Area Trailhead: (936) 344-6205


The 1,420-acre Big Creek Scenic Area is noted for its vegetative diversity and scenic qualities. No camping is allowed in Big Creek Scenic Area. The Lone Star Hiking Trail goes through the scenic area offering four trail loops of various lengths for hikers to enjoy.

At a Glance

Fees None
Open Season: January
Closest Towns: Shepard, Texas
Water: None
Restroom: None

General Information


From New Waverly follow Hwy 150 East for approximately 22 miles; turn right onto FM 2025 and travel about 5.5 miles; turn left onto FM 2666 and go approximately 2.5 miles; turn left onto FS Road 221 (Big Creek Scenic Road) and travel about .5 mile; turn right onto FSR 217 and follow to trailhead.

General Notes:

Big Creek Scenic Area is approximately six miles west of Shepherd, and a parking lot is conveniently located off FS 217.



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