Lufkin and Angelina County is fortunate to have an abundance of natural areas that allow the public to connect with the great outdoors. There are multiple day hikes located within the Lufkin City limits, and there are backpacking opportunities located in the two National Forests that surround Angelina County. If you are someone who would like to experience the beautiful natural settings of East Texas, then just click on the type of hike you would like to enjoy, and navigate through each one until you find the hike that fits your interest. Then you can print a map of the trail to help you get started.
Some of these trails are located within the National Forests which are managed by the United States Forest Service. It is advised that you visit their website at www.fs.usda.gov/texas for more information about terms and conditions of the trails. From this site you can learn about the history of the trails, other activities that are happening within the forests, and any other pertinent information that you made need before you lace up your boots.