Sabine National Forest


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Sabine National Forest

Address:201 S Palm
Hemphill, TX 75948

Phone:409-787-3870
Fax:409-787-3878
Phone:866-235-1750
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r8/texas
Size: 160,656 acres.
Location:Eastern Texas, near Louisiana state line. Accessible by US 96; TX 21 and 87. Nearby cities/towns include Hemphill and San Augustine.
Facilities:Campgrounds, dispersed camping, picnic sites, boat launches, marina, trails.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking.
Special Features:Toledo Bend Reservoir, nation's fifth-largest manmade reservoir; Indian Mounds Wilderness Area, 12,369 acres with a large stand of American beech and Southern magnolia forest; Red Hills Lake, 19-acre lake constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps.

See other parks in Texas.
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Sites were located on tributaries of the Sabine River west of Toledo Bend Reservoir and were associated with property of the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service in the Sabine National Forest, Texas.
In fact, during the 1980s the number of red-cockaded woodpeckers in Texas nosedived, with estimated losses of more than 75 percent in the Sabine National Forest and over 70 percent on some private lands.
Red-cockaded woodpecker nesting colony status and trends on the Angelina, Davy Crockett, and Sabine National Forests. U.S.D.A.