A ferris wheel is framed by green trees to the left, with a blue sky and clouds behind.
The Texas State Forest Festival. Photo by John Clark

Lufkin

This city is the regional hub of East Texas and is known for miles of forests, beautiful parks and public spaces, arts, and cultural events. Lufkin offers access to a wide range of recreational activities in Angelina National Forest and on Lake Sam Rayburn, one of the nation’s top-rated bass fishing lakes.

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