Places To Visit

Lake Livingston State Park

Located near the town of Goodrich off of FM 1988. The park offers rental shelters, RV hook-ups, horseback riding, paddle boats, hiking trailsl, and a lighted fishing pier. Online reservations can be made at Lake Livingston State Park.

Lake Livingston Dam and Bridge

Located on FM 3278 by Camilla. The dam contains 90,000 surface acres of water. The dam was completed in 1969. Floodgates on the spillway are designed to handle over three times the volume of water during the largest flood in the history of the Trinity river.

Coldsping Old Jail Museum

The Old Jail Museum was built in 1887. The jail is noted for a rare but never used hangman’s trip. The Museum will give you an idea of how the early settlers lived. It contains forest implements, household articles, and much more.

Coldpsring United Methodist Church

Located on Highway 150 at Cemetery Street. It was built in 1858 and then moved to its present location. In 1973 it was restored to the 1870 period. It is believed to be the oldest Methodist Church in continuous use in Texas today.

Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation

Located at Coley Creek 6.5 miles east of Shepherd on FM 223 is Texas oldest Indian Reservation

Polk County Memorial Museum

Located at 514 West Mill Street in Livingston, this Museum houses information on Native and American Pioneers, Civil War, Trinity River Boats and Life in the Timber County.