Things To Do

Your Gateway to the Piney Woods Region

Nestled in the quaint town of Rusk, Country Estates RV Park serves as your perfect base for exploring the rich tapestry of experiences that East Texas has to offer. From the historical charm of small towns to the natural beauty of the Piney Woods region, a wealth of activities and attractions are just a short distance away.

In Rusk

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Texas State Railroad

Embark on a 50-mile roundtrip adventure on vintage steam and diesel locomotives across the celebrated rails of the Piney Woods Route.

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Heritage Center of Cherokee County

Delve into the county’s history since 1846, offering a glimpse into the past.

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Rusk Footbridge Park

Stroll along America’s longest footbridge, spanning 546 feet, and soak in the historical charm.


Birmingham Golf Course

Tee off at this local favorite course for a relaxing round of golf.

Nearby Towns

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El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail

Traverse this segment of an over 2,500-mile trail across Texas and into northwest Louisiana, offering museums, historic sites, missions, presidios, and more.

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Historic Nacogdoches

As the oldest town in Texas, Nacogdoches offers a wealth of history, outdoor fun, and a charming downtown area.

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Cherokee Trace Drive-Thru Safari

Explore this 300-acre reserve on a self-guided drive, home to dozens of endangered & exotic species.

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Endless Outdoor Adventures

With 9 state parks, 4 national forests, and 2 state forests in the Piney Woods region of Texas, there are plenty of opportunities for fishing, bike riding, hiking, and other outdoor activities.

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Shopping and Dining

Just minutes away, you’ll find big box stores like Walmart, local wineries like Maydelle Country Wines, and a variety of Texas cuisine eateries offering seafood, BBQ, Tex-Mex, and southern comfort foods.

Dallas Texas

Major Cities/Metropolitans

Centrally located between Dallas, Houston, and Shreveport, Rusk offers the tranquility of a small town with the convenience of being just a short drive away from these major cities. And the city of Tyler, Texas, is even closer!

Ready To Start Your East Texas Adventure?

After a day of exploration, return to the tranquility of Country Estates RV Park. Here, you can enjoy wide open spaces, an idyllic outdoor environment, and clear skies for sunset viewing and stargazing.


Country Estates RV Park
1639 W 6th
Rusk, TX 75785

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(903) 683-9684