The unique and varied terrain and landscape in East Texas allows for everything from working cattle ranches to back-to-nature vacations. If you’re interested in hunting, East Texas sports a wide variety of native game species, like whitetail and mule deer, hogs, quail, duck and other waterfowl, dove and turkey. For fishermen looking for the perfect spot, East Texas is dotted with natural lakes, streams, rivers and ponds that are teeming with bass, catfish and trout. Boasting more rainfall than other parts of the state, East Texas offers fertile soil for agriculture as well.
And while there’s a common perception that Texas is dry, dusty and arid, East Texas has its share of mountains, prairies and lush forests, making it one of the most beautiful areas in the state. With four national forests — Angelina, Davy Crockett, Sam Houston and Sabine — East Texas living offers myriad outdoor recreational opportunities. However, with a sprawling ranch in East Texas, you may not have to leave your own property to access recreation in nature.
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