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Boykin Springs at Angelina National Forest

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Interesting trail

We hiked some, didn't make it all the way to the saw mill, but hiking next to a spring was fun, as... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2018
Kimberly P
Dallas, Texas, United States
Kids had fun exploring

Kids had fun exploring the springs. Didnt need much to entertain them as the rocks and water... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2017
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May 30, 2018
“Interesting trail”
Jun 5, 2018
“Fun Family Outing”
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

Our family enjoyed a 3 hour outing to Boykin Springs in March 2018. We had a great hike, saw some wildlife, and even watched a controlled burn taking place along the highway on our way to the park. Definitely a nice park and a great...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Todd H
Reviewed May 30, 2018

We hiked some, didn't make it all the way to the saw mill, but hiking next to a spring was fun, as there were bridges to cross and different terrain.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kimberly P
Reviewed April 18, 2017

I live an hour away from this park, but never even knew it was there until I saw a friends photos. I took three older kids, 14, 19, and 20 and they had a blast! We hiked all the way to the old saw mill,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Niesy B
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Kids had fun exploring the springs. Didnt need much to entertain them as the rocks and water enticed them to come play. My kids are 10 & 12. Fun family place. Make sure you google map for Boykin Springs Recreation center and not just Angelina...More

Date of experience: March 2017
4  Thank roadrunner_in_texas
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

Been here twice. First time we enjoyed splashing in the lake spillway and walking around the lake. Second time, we hiked Sawmill Trail. Walking a 5-mile hike is a long walk for me, but it wasn't too bad! Took about 2 hours to get there,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank YenkoOshima
Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

I have been coming to Boykin Springs since I was a child (about 20 years). It was shut down for years due to hurricane damage and when it opened back up, things were different...Such as, the deep side of the pond was super grown up....More

Date of experience: March 2016
8  Thank Meagan M
Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

This was a very fun hike. It was relatively easy for the entire family, and made for a great Saturday activity. The old saw mill was absolutely beautiful. I just wish there were signs telling the history of the building . Several of the bridges...More

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank Rachael K
Reviewed April 27, 2016

Have been going here since t late sixties when I was a child. needs lot of TLC and detailed maintenance

Date of experience: February 2016
3  Thank Irrishroze
Reviewed February 13, 2016

We love visiting this specific camp site due to the hiking trail. It is a gorgeous area with an even more gorgeous water fall. There is a long trail that goes to the old saw mill and that is an experience all in its own!...More

Date of experience: January 2016
4  Thank destroyingfineart
Reviewed January 11, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed our camp out along the spring this weekend... Beautiful scenery around the park & Nice hiking trails to the Old Aldridge Sawmill!!

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Kelly A
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June 30, 2018|
Response from Todd H | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. It's more of a swimming hole.