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Get lost in the woods

This place is magical close to town but you feel like you are in the middle of the forrest. I love... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
Abbie Blair B
Good place to birdwatch

Upon arriving at the Plant Center, we saw a blue bird and cedar waxwings. This is a really nice... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
Bill H
Dallas, Texas
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Sep 9, 2018
“Get lost in the woods”
Mar 24, 2018
“Good place to birdwatch”
This 40-acre garden on the SFA Campus is a unique mixture of uplands, mesic mid-slopes and wet creek bottoms. The Tucker House serves as the central feature of the property, which is surrounded by two miles of accessible trails through native forest...more
2900 Raguet St, Nacogdoches, TX 75965-2824
+1 936-468-3705
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

This place is magical close to town but you feel like you are in the middle of the forrest. I love to run or walk the trails and look for birds.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Abbie Blair B
Reviewed March 24, 2018

Upon arriving at the Plant Center, we saw a blue bird and cedar waxwings. This is a really nice place to stroll through. Our stop was limited as we were pressed to move on to another destination. There was ample parking and an easy walk...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Bill H
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

This place is family friendly. It has a beautiful trail to run/walk in. It is located on Stephen F. Austin State University property and there's always plenty of people around if your concerned about safety issues.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Sarah E
Reviewed February 28, 2017

Visited for the Bird Days festivities Feb 2017. A great place for a leisurely stroll or a birding jaunt, with a well constructed marsh boardwalk.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed February 19, 2017

Great place to hike and de-stress with your college student. Lots of great trails and dog friendly. Beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Diane T
Reviewed October 30, 2016

Lovely, well maintained gardens with beautiful native plants that thrive in the Nacogdoches area. Great outdoor activity for anyone.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank G D
Reviewed October 13, 2016

hubby did the hike that Piney Woods offered he said it was really nice and enjoyed the trees and the nice paths,, he did see a few deer,, sort of a forest in the middle of a University campus,, unique

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed June 16, 2016

This is a great place to stop off for a nice walk in the woods right in the middle of town. There are red shouldered hawks nesting in the park and you can hear them calling. No entrance fee for a lovely demonstration of native...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed June 14, 2016

Excellent winding walkways through wooded areas and swamp areas. Don't visit on a 96 degree day. Also, mind the woodland walks to make sure you know where you are going. There are signs showing names of plants and the work being done to bring back...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Ben L
Reviewed May 20, 2016

Having lived in two different locations in Texas (and being from the East Coast) I really missed tall trees. Well the Piney Woods is full of tall trees and some of the sweetest smelling flowering shrubs I have ever smelled. This area is on the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Response from Darba R | Reviewed this property |
It's FREE! This is maintained as a learning environment for students at Stephen F. Austin State University and they enjoy sharing it with the community.