Davy Crockett National Forest


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Davy Crockett National Forest

Address:Rt 1
Box 55 FS
Kennard, TX 75847

Phone:936-655-2299
Fax:936-655-2817
Web: www.southernregion.fs.fed.us/texas
Size: 161,000 acres.
Location:East-central Texas. Accessible by US 287; TX 7, 94, and 103. Nearby cities/towns include Crockett, Groveton, and Lufkin.
Facilities:Campground, dispersed camping, picnic sites, trails, beach and bathhouse, amphitheater.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, horseback riding.
Special Features:Ratcliff Lake Recreation Area, a camp built in 1936 by the Civilian Conservation Corps surrounding a 45-acre lake; 3,040-acre Big Slough Wilderness Area; 20-mile-long Four C National Recreation Trail.

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The Davy Crockett National Forest is one of four national forests in Texas and includes several streams within and around its boundaries.
Secondary objectives were to compile a species list for the study streams and develop baseline data for future studies in the Davy Crockett National Forest. U.S.
Forest Service had no record of this species occurring in the Davy Crockett National Forest. Of the total fish collected, 11.6% (329) were collected from Cochino Bayou.
The values of the IBI, Shannon diversity index, richness and evenness are useful estimators of water quality levels in the ten study streams of the Davy Crockett National Forest. The study streams appear to be unimpacted, with the exception of Lynch Creek, Hackberry Creek, and to a lesser extent, Sandy Creek.
An ichthyological survey of ten streams in the Davy Crockett National Forest, Texas.
The 65,360-hectare Davy Crockett National Forest (DCNF) lies in the Neches and Trinity river basins with the Neches River serving as the eastern boundary (Fig.
This study would indicate that the small streams of the Angelina and Davy Crockett National Forest still support freshwater mussel populations.
-- Air and soil temperatures on a poorly drained saline soil in the Davy Crockett National Forest near Apple Springs, Texas were monitored weekly under three forest conditions for 2.5 years.
Forest Service to use the study site located in the Davy Crockett National Forest, and helpful cooperation from personnel in the Service's offices at Lufkin and Apple Springs, Texas are greatfully acknowledged.
Ample public hunting land is available in the Angelina and Davy Crockett national forests, state WMAs and timber company holdings.