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Mineola Nature Preserve

1860 County Road 2724, Mineola, Texas 75773 USA

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Opens Sat 7a
  • Independent
  • Pet Friendly
  • Public
  • Outdoor
  • No Wifi
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“encompasses 2,911 acres”

The Mineola Nature Preserve on the Sabine River encompasses 2,911 acres located in Wood County, and is home to East Texas species of critters that can fly, walk, crawl, and slither, and home to more than 193 species of birds, numerous wildlife, buffalo, longhorn cattle, and a pristine wetlands environment. Imagine walking along a railroad bed built in the 1880s as you step back in history. Owned by the City of Mineola, this is part of a comprehensive development plan to protect our natural wildlife and habitat for future generations. This pristine area is an escape to the quiet of nature and the solitude of yesteryear. There is an abandoned rail bed that lends itself well to accommodate walkers, and a history of that era that romanticizes the area that is recognized by historical markers, such as the Hasinai Tribe of the Caddo Indian Nation. This area is an ideal corporate retreat with facilities to support either a short term or long term stay.  

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Dana Newkirk

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September 30, 2014
Rated 4.0

I love that this reserve does themed weekends to keep things fun. They just had a costume weekend and for the entire month of October they're doing Bigfoot everything... dances, hikes, BBQ's, and even campfires!

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Mineola Nature Preserve

1860 County Road 2724
Mineola, Texas
75773 USA


Closed Now
  • Sun - Sat: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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  • Pets Allowed
  • Restrooms
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Outdoor Seating
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