DESIGNATED HERITAGE REGION

SERVING COMMUNITIES,
HISTORIC SITES & ATTRACTIONS IN
EAST TEXAS

Our Mission

Welcome To The
Texas Forest Trail Region

We are a non-profit group that helps bring tax dollars and travelers to every county in East Texas, and provide communities with the tools, training, and professional support they need to preserve their history and successfully market their tourism sites and attractions.

We serve the following 35 counties:
Angelina • Anderson • Bowie • Camp • Cass • Cherokee • Gregg • Franklin • Hardin • Harrison • Henderson • Houston • Jasper • Jefferson • Marion • Montgomery • Morris • Nacogdoches • Newton • Orange • Panola • Polk • Red River • Rusk • Sabine • San Augustine • San Jacinto • Shelby • Smith • Titus • Trinity • Tyler • Upshur • Walker • Wood

Our Economic Impact

The Texas Forest Trail Region is a network of partners working together to foster regional economic development by promoting heritage tourism and the preservation of cutural and historic resources.
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Tourism and Awareness

We're Here To Create Something Extraordinary With You

Our Partner Membership campaign is the financial backbone of the diverse assortment of programs we provide across the region. This includes education, advertising, and consulting to our communities along with outreach to the traveling public. Click here for more info.
Our 2020 initiative “We Are East Texas” is focused on highlighting the people, places, and events in East Texas. Join us in this celebration of culture and history as we promote and showcase the unique and diverse stories of the region. We truly are the birthplace of Texas. Click here for more info.
Our yearly photo contest has drawn thousands of entries through the years. We use these amazing East Texas photos to promote to our 45K+ followers with engaging content. In addition, find info on our upcoming co-op advertising campaigns, travel brochures, and trade shows. Click here for more info.

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