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Located within the Martin Dies, Jr. State Park are 4 miles of multi-use trails for hiking and mountain biking, plus 2 miles of nature/interpretive trails. These trails provide access to the area's flora and fauna. Additionally, There are naturalist activities on weekends and outdoor educational facilities. For information on the schedule for these activities, contact the park. Group tours by reservation.

Flora/Fauna: Located at the edge of the Big Thicket National Preserve, the park is in the heavily forested area known as the "East Texas Pineywoods." The park has numerous creeks, known as sloughs, and cypress, willow, beech, magnolia and sweet bay are common. Each fall the golden hues of beeches are brilliant against the reds of blackgums and oaks, mixed among the evergreen pines. Hiking trails provide excellent opportunities to view wildlife, including woodland warblers, woodpeckers, bluebirds, herons, wood ducks, cranes, and alligators, as the park is adjacent to Angelina-Neches-Dam B Wildlife Management Area.

Directions: From Woodville, TX, US Highway 69, travel 17 miles east, from US Highway 96, travel 12 miles west from Jasper on US Highway 190; or from Houston, take US Highway 59 north to Livingston, and then travel east on US Highway 190 for 65 miles to the park via Park Road 48.

Elevation: 221 feet

Distance: 2 miles

Difficulty: Varies

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Martin Dies, Jr. State Park, Texas

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