The community on U.S. 59 south of Lufkin was established in 1846;
serves lumbering and agricultural area of heavily forested Polk
- DINOSAUR GARDENS-Life-sized replicas of dinosaurs along
a 1,000-ft. path in dense forest. Hear sounds of the smilodon
(saber-toothed tiger), triceratops (dinosaur with the bony plate
covering on neck) and other species as you meander down the path.
On U.S. 59 near intersection of F.M. 62. Open daily Jun. - Labor
Day 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; weekends Sep. - Oct. & Mar. - May 10
a.m. - 6 p.m. Closed Nov. - Feb. Admission.
- HOBBY PARK-Highway roadside picnic area honors birthplace
of William P. Hobby, former governor of Texas. Attractive fountains,
playground, picnic tables, barbecue grills and landscaping. U.S.
59 in town.
- WOODLAND TRAILS-The Moscow Trail meanders beside long
King Creek, named for an Indian chief. Two trail segments, 1.5
and 0.5 miles, explore an area of exceptionally tall pines and
other forest growth. Entrance 1 mile south of city on U.S. 59.
Bull Creek trail parallels a clear, spring-fed stream among
large magnolia, white oak, maple, holly, dogwood and other forest
species, all identified. Entrance to trail 8.5 miles west of
Corrigan on U.S. 287. (Corrigan is 5 miles north of Moscow on
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