Local Area Attractions
Groomed five acre garden with a natural island reached by one of the nine footbridges along gravel trails. A variety of flowering shrubs, annuals and perennials have been planted among native dogwood, redbud and buckeye to achieve year-round color. Facilities include a covered pavilion, wedding chapel, gazebo and garden room for weddings, parties, meetings and other events. Also available are a gift shop, greenhouse, restrooms and kitchen. Open April 1 thru October 31 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Tuesday thru Saturday). Open November through March by appointment. Small fee charged.
Modern Western Museum
This museum includes a huge collection of John Wayne memorabilia. Exhibits include videos, magazines, knives, a cavalry sabre and much more. The museum is open Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. Weekdays and winter hours by appointment only. A small admission fee charged.
Our campground has grade "A" restrooms, lots of trees, fishing pond, new playground and lots of birds.
East Texas Oil Museum at Kilgore College
The East Texas Oil Museum is located at Kilgore, Texas. It is a tribute to the independent oil producers and wildcatters, to the men and women who dared to dream as they pursued the fruits of free enterprise. Open Tuesday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closes at 5 p.m. April through September), Sunday 2 to 5 p.m. and closed Mondays, Easter and Thanksgiving (a special holiday schedule during December 20 to January 1). A nominal admission fee is charged.