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SAN AUGUSTINE, TX

part ofSam Rayburn Reservoir, US Army Corps of Engineers
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
 

Overview

San Augustine Park is set along the Ayish Bayou tributary on the shores of Sam Rayburn Reservoir.

In spring, take advantage of excellent birding opportunities as neotropical birds like warblers and vireos pass through the lake en route to the Gulf of Mexico.

Natural Features:

With more than 114,000 surface acres, Sam Rayburn is the largest man-made lake that is completely within the boundaries of the state of Texas. The reservoir is fed by the Angelina River, a major tributary of the Neches River.

The piney woods region boasts native flora like orchids, insect-eating plants and scores of animal species.

Recreation:

The lake is a highly popular destination for boating and fishing. Game fish include largemouth bass, bluegill and channel catfish, but it is the abundance of bass, which inspires more than 300 annual tournaments.

Facilities:

San Augustine features 100 sites with electric and water hook-ups. Among the many amenities are a group shelter, swimming beach, volleyball and basketball courts and an interpretive trail.

Nearby Attractions:

From the eastern edge of the lake, hikers can embark on a 28-mile trail that heads east to the Toledo Bend Reservoir.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Basketball Courts
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Pay Phone
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball Courts
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Fuel Available
  • General Store
Within 10 Miles
  • Hunting
Know Before You Go
  • Limit 2 vehicles per site
  • Limit 2 tents per site or 1 tent plus 1 RV per site
  • There is a $4/day fee for extra vehicles
  • Fires allowed in campfire rings only
  • Pets must be on a leash 6 ft. or less in length
  • Notice: all playgrounds are closed.
  • No golf carts or all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) allowed
  • Don't Move Firewood: Protect your forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
31.19917, -94.07889
31°11'57"N, 94°4'44"W

From Pineland, TX, take FM 83 west 6 miles, then south on FM 1751 for 4 miles to the park entrance.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

SAN AUGUSTINE
RT 3 BOX 486
JASPER  TX  75951-9598

Phone Number:

Information:  (409)384-5716
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