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Good view

This is a nice place to stop and get an excellent view of the area. Part of my family grew up in... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2017
David D
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Good to kill some time. This is not a must see attraction for nac.

There are many places with better 'views' than nacogdoches. You will enjoy being in the trees much... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2017
Lance K
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Years ago I stopped here with my kids and the view was great. The place was well kept. Hubby and I drove to the Overlook to take pictures. The place is overgrown so it was hard to get good pictures. Plus a couple of cars...More

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Reviewed May 8, 2017

This is a nice place to stop and get an excellent view of the area. Part of my family grew up in the area so it is nice to stop and reflect on the past and recall stories they told

Thank David D
Reviewed March 22, 2017

There are many places with better 'views' than nacogdoches. You will enjoy being in the trees much better than trying to see above them. This would be a good place for a picnic to kill an hour or so. But not more.

Thank Lance K
Reviewed June 28, 2016

It was on our route so we stopped at this scenic overlook. Although it does offer a long distance view of the Nacgdoches valley, I did not find it appealing enough that I'd go out of my way to visit again.

Thank llennef
Reviewed July 30, 2015

I have often visited the overlook when conditions were different and visibility much better. It is always an impressive view.

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Reviewed July 28, 2015

Perfect for a date night, the scenic overlook is just beautiful. Just be careful when you go out there at night, a lot of college and high school kids....

Thank Nicci P
Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

A quiet look out over the Nacogdoches valley and surrounding area. There are two covered picnic tables with bbq pits to boot.

2  Thank LaurenK4
Reviewed July 5, 2014

Driving from Houston to Shreveport with two of my sons we came upon this overlook and turned around to check out the view and take a short break from driving. There is easy access in and out of the overlook even when pulling a trailer...More

4  Thank danthi
Reviewed February 3, 2012

We were driving along Highway 7 East when we came upon this overlook. There is a long narrow uphill drive to the top, where there are several picnic tables, most under shelters. The tables are cement and in good condition. Trash receptacles. We did not...More

3  Thank tymetraveler222
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