Things To Do
There are many thing to in and around Manning. Check them all out!
The Pines Theater located in historic downtown Lufkin, Texas. This newly refurbished and renovated 459 seat multi-use venue will feature nationally renowned artists, play classic movies on the silver screen, and will act as one of Lufkin’s premier event venues.
Visit website | (936) 633-0349
Ellen Trout Zoo
The award winning Ellen Trout Park & Zoo is one of Lufkin’s most popular attractions for visitors of all ages. One of the best small town zoos in Texas beautifully display’s hundreds of animals in a very natural setting. The zoo also provides a miniature train ride across the lake among the trees and other vegetation.
Visit website | (936) 633-0399
The museum contains a vast amount of exhibits from a logging locomotive, log loader, log car and depot from the early sawmill era. Bob Flournoy’s detailed model of the township of Manning TX, is also a favorite item on display. Bob actually grew up living in the Mansion on Sawmill Lake. Open seven days a week, free admission.
Visit website | (936) 632-9535
This museum offers changing exhibitions of art and history, lectures and gallery talks by artists, workshops and classes for children and adults, summer Art Camp, Super Saturdays, and guided tours by appointment. Open seven days a week, free admission.
Visit website | (936) 629-4434
The Naranjo Museum of Natural History is the latest addition to Lufkin’s museum and education. They have exhibits like a moon rock display of an Apollo 15, an Astronaut suit, to Dinosaur Fossils and so much more.
Visit website | (936) 639-DINO (3466)
A forest industry museum with current exhibits. Emphasis is on East Texas logging, lumber, trains, research and archives. .
Visit website | (936) 829-3543
Cassels Boykin Park
Beautiful park on Sam Rayburn Lake near Zavalla. This park hosts fishing tournaments, weddings, family reunions and other special events.
Visit website | (936) 634-6644
Lufkin, Texas is a Tree City USA, sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation. The City and Angelina County provide choice habitat for many species of birds.
ANTIQUES AND SHOPPING
The Candle Shoppe - Quality Bargains
121 W Shepherd Ave, Lufkin, TX 75904 | (936) 632-6931