COVID-19 Information

The Nacogdoches Convention & Visitor's Bureau wants you to be safe and healthy during these unprecedented times. The Visitor's Center is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Visitor's Center Staff Members and Volunteers are taking multiple measures to ensure the safety of our guests and employees. It is our priority that guests feel protected and welcomed all at the same time.

We are encouraging guests to wear masks and maintain a 5 ft distance from the counter. Staff will monitor door handles, countertops, and displays for disinfecting throughout the day. Staff will personally disinfect discreetly after visitor interaction and wear masks at all times. These procedures will be monitored and re-evaluated as more information becomes available. 

We are following the guidelines implemented by the State of Texas, City of Nacogdoches, and the CDC. Click here for information regarding the City of Nacogdoches COVID-19 Guidelines.

For information on business resources, please visit the Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce website here.

What's Open:

Updated 10/09/2020


All local parks and trails are open, but officials are asking individuals to practice social and physical distancing, and follow the guidelines in the graphic below. 

  • State Parks are open for day use and limited camping.
    • All state parks that can be are open for day use and limited camping.
    • You must reserve day passes online or by calling (512) 389-8900 before you arrive.
    • Parks headquarters, stores, visitor centers and group sites are closed.
  • State Parks are not taking new camping reservations at this time.
  • Guidelines to follow when you visit:
    • Masks and face coverings are strongly encouraged in state parks, but not required.
    • Six-foot social distancing is required.
    • No groups larger than five people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • See more guidelines and tips to plan your visit.

Check the Texas State Parks Alert map for the latest park conditions.

Alazan Bayou Wildlife Management Area: Open

Caddo Mounds Historic Site: 

Site Grounds: Tuesday – Sunday 8:30a.m. - 4:30 p.m 

Visitors Center: Wednesday – Sunday 8:30a.m. - 4:30 p.m

Lake Nacogdoches: Swimming area and pier are open.

Lake Naconiche: Swimming area and pier are open. 

Mission Delores: Historic site closed for renovations. RV Park is open. 

Mission Tejas: Open for day-use, operating under modified hours of 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

Sam Rayburn Reservoir: Open 

Museums & Historical Landmarks

Millard's Crossing Historical Village 6020 North St. Monday through Saturday 9am-4pm. Over half of the structures are open to tour, including the Dog Trot, Log Cabin, School House, Caboose and MORE!

Durst-Taylor Historic House and Gardens 304 North St. Wednesday - Saturday 10am - 4pm, please call ahead 936-560-4443

Sterne-Hoya House Museum & Library 211 S. Lanana St. Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. please call ahead 936-560-5426

The Old University Building 515 N. Mound St. Tuesdays & Thursdays 1 p.m.- 4 p.m. and Fridays & Saturdays 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 936-569-7292

Nacogdoches Railroad Depot 101 Old Tyler Rd. Thursday - Saturday 10am - 4pm 936-560-4443

The Charles Bright Visitor's Center 200 E. Main St.  (Nacogdoches Information) is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 936-564-7351

Park Guidelines during COVID 19