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Lufkin, Texas
1615 South Chestnut Street
Lufkin, TX 75901
twatkins@cityoflufkin.com
936-633-0349
www.visitlufkin.com
Lufkin, Texas

Attractions in Lufkin 

Downtown Lufkin
Shopping, dining, event venues, spas, wine bar and brewery
(936) 633-0205


The Pines Theater
Located in historic downtown Lufkin, the refurbished and renovated Pines Theater is truly a community gem. This 459-seat multi-use venue offers a wide variety of programming to attract and entertain our patrons. Over the years, we are proud to have featured artists such as Paul Byrom, Jennifer Holiday, Danny Wright, The Harlem Gospel Choir, Sandi Patty, and Hitsville Live, just to name a few! The Pines is also home to some big screen blockbusters and romantic classics during the year on its silver screen. Make sure you mark your calendars for a fun-filled outing for the entire family or just for you and a special someone!
112 S. First Street
936.633.0349


Temple Theater
Angelina Arts Alliance, a local non-profit organization and professional performing arts presenter which brings world-class LIVE entertainment to the state-of-the-art, 891-seat Temple Theater on the Angelina College campus.  The Angelina Arts Alliance mission is to enrich, entertain and educate by presenting and promoting the very best of the performing arts.
3500 S. First St. 
936-633-5454


Ellen Trout Zoo
Acclaimed as one of the finest small city zoos in the nation, Ellen Trout Zoo provides homes to nearly 800 wild and exotic creatures from around the world. At the park, you can ride a miniature pre-Civil War train replica around the lake and through the beautiful pine trees.
North Loop 287
936.633.0399
Sunday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
4 and up, fee; Children under 4, free


Museum Of East Texas
This museum offers changing exhibitions of art and history, public programming, lectures and gallery talks by artists and scholars, workshops and classes for children and adults, summer Art Camp, Super Saturdays, Traveling Trunk exhibits, and docent guided tours, by appointment.
503 N. Second Street
936.639.4434
Tuesday – Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; free
Saturday – Sunday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.; free


Naranjo Museum Of Natural History
The Naranjo Museum of Natural History is the result of a lifetime of collecting by Dr. Naranjo and a commitment to the education of inquisitive minds in East Texas. The Naranjo Museum of Natural History collects and cares for specimens and artifacts that document the history of life on Earth. It was founded to create an educational experience that fosters family learning and nurtures interaction between children and our shared history. Its goal is to cultivate the curiosity of children and families in an intellectual environment through hands-on and minds-on activities.
5104 S. First Street
936.639.DINO
Monday – Saturday , 10  a.m. – 6 p.m. ; Sunday , 1 – 6 p.m.
3 and under, free; 4-18, $5; adults, $7.50


Texas Forestry Museum
The only museum of its kind in Texas features exhibits that include a paper mill room; sawmill town exhibit, logging locomotive and depot, forest fire lookout tower, modern management practices, and the Urban Wildscape Trail.
1905 Atkinson Drive
936.632.9535
Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; free


The History Center
Exciting exhibits, both inside and out, help interpret this public history and archives center's growing collections including manuscripts, photographs, maps, and a Texas and forest reference history.
102 N. Temple Drive, Diboll
936.829.3543
Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; free                                                                                                    
Saturday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.; free


GOLF COURSES

Crown Colony Country Club
Semi-Private. One of the top rated golf courses in Texas. CCCC was rated the "2nd best course in the State of Texas 2009" by the Dallas Morning News. This 18-hole golf course is currently the #9 ranked 18-hole championship golf course in the State of Texas, as selected by the Dallas Morning News. This challenging golf course was designed by Bob Von Hagge and golfing great Bruce Devlin, and challenging is considered an understatement. The course is shaded by towering East Texas pine trees and has four different tee settings that make playing golf at Crown Colony a relaxing and diversified experience.
900 Crown Colony Drive
936.637.4927


The Lufkin Golf Club

Private. Nice layout with East Texas pines. The 18-hole course features 6,347 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 70.4, and it has a slope rating of 128 on Bermuda grass. Lufkin golf course opened in 1935.
1624 Sayers Street
936.639.3664


Neches Pines Golf Course

Public. In the beautiful piney woods of Diboll, minutes from Lufkin. The 18-hole course features 7,014 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 73.9, and it has a slope rating of 133. Neches Pines golf course opened in 1970.
900 Lumberjack Dr., Diboll
936.829.5086


EVENT VENUES

Pitser Garrison Convention Center
More than 54,000 square feet of exhibit space; seven meeting rooms; theater seating for up to 2,000, banquet seating for up to 1,400; sound system; dressing rooms; lobby/reception area. The convention center also features a catering kitchen available to the general public and a full cooking kitchen for licensed caterers and culinary students that includes 13 warmers, four triple-door refrigerators, two double-stacked convection ovens, an eight-burner range and a tilt griddle.
601 N. Second St.
936.633.0279


George H. Henderson, Jr. Expo Center
The newly renovated Special Events Room is a beautiful, cost-effective option to consider when planning an event. Starting at only $400 per day, this room is the perfect location for intimate parties, corporate dinners, or VIP viewing of our annual events. With more than 8,000 square feet of space overlooking the arena, the Special Events Room easily accommodates up to 200 guests.
1200 Ellen Trout Dr.
936.637.3976


Lottie & Arthur Temple Diboll Civic Center
The Lottie & Arthur Temple Civic Center offers a main Auditorium with 5,425 square feet of carpeted floor space; a banquet room setup for 500 guests (or theater seating for more than 700); a state-of-the-art sound system with direct wired mikes (hand-held and lapel type); a 16x20 foot retractable video projection screen to complete your sound and sight requirements; and a large kitchen equipped with warming cabinets, a large refrigerator, commercial dishwasher, dishes, silverware, commercial coffee/tea pot, and a large ice maker.
601 Dennis Street, Diboll
936.829.4888


The Dr. Bill And Emily Shelton Pavilion
100-foot diameter multi-use structure seats up to 400, adjacent amphitheater, restrooms with dressing area suitable for weddings.
Cassels-Boykin Park on Lake Sam Rayburn
936.671.5152 or 936.633.0349

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Lufkin, Texas
1615 South Chestnut Street
Lufkin, TX 75901
936-633-0349
www.visitlufkin.com
Lufkin, Texas

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