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 1:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. Visitor's Center Staff are taking multiple measures to ensure the safety of our guests and employees. Click the link below to read what steps we're taking at this time. 

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Texas State Railroad

  • The Texas State Railroad is a historic 25 mile railroad that runs between Rusk and Palestine, Texas. Founded in 1881 as a freight line, the railroad today takes passengers on a breathtaking adventure through native forests as it rumbles over babbling streams. Special train excursions include the holiday-themed

    Polar Express and other seasonal special activities.