National Forests and Grasslands in Texas

Description:

The National Forests in Texas provide a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities! There are dozens of developed recreation areas and trailheads, offering camping experiences ranging from highly developed to primitive.  Camping is offered on a first-come, first-served basis in developed recreation areas, and some larger or more popular areas (Ratcliff Lake, Cagle, Double Lake), offer reservations through www.recreation.gov. Featured Camping & Day Use AreasDouble Lake (Sam Houston N.F.)Stubblefield Lake (Sam Houston N.F.)Ratcliff Lake (Davy Crockett N.F.)Boykin Springs (Angelina N.F.)Black Creek Lake (Lyndon B. Johnson N.G.)There is a day-use fee at highly developed areas with swimming or boating facilities. Campground facilities generally include tent pads, picnic tables, parking spurs for trailers, lantern posts, grills, potable water, and toilets.View the  Recreation Matrix  to see the amenities that the campgrounds have to offer. NFGT Controlled Burns Recreationists - If you want to avoid areas and trails that have been temporarily blackened by a controlled burn, please check the burn maps on the Fire Information page before visiting the forests or grasslands.Other helpful information:Outdoor Adventures tabloid  |  NFGT Hunting Guide tabloid  |  Hunting FAQs  |  Camp Area Maps | Links of interest:Recreation.gov | National Park Service | Texas Parks & Wildlife

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Email:

mailroom_r8_texas@fs.fed.us

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, TX

Activities:

Biking Boating Camping Fishing Hiking Horseback Riding Off Highway Vehicle Picnicking Recreational Vehicles Swimming Horse Camping

Organization:

FS - USDA Forest Service

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November's Featured Park
The North Cascades have long been known as the North American Alps. Characterized by rugged beauty, this steep mountain range is filled with jagged peaks, deep valleys, cascading waterfalls and glaciers. North Cascades National Park Service Complex contains the heart of this mountainous region in three park units which are all managed as one and include North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake and Lake Chelan National Recreation Areas.
November's Animal
Badgers are animals of open country. Their oval burrows (ten inches across and four to six inches high) are familiar features of grasslands on sandy or loamy soils of the eastern plains or shrub country in mountain parks or western valleys.
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