An old-style train sits on tracks with a large pine tree behind it.
The Texas State Railroad. Photo by Kevin Stillman


Nestled in the heart of the Piney Woods of East Texas is the picturesque town of Rusk. Rusk is rich in history and has something to offer everyone, including hiking, camping, golf, shopping, historical markers, multiple parks, a museum, and community theater.

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