Martin Dies Jr. State Park
Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 182
Number of Sites with Electric and Water: 115
About: Visitors can enjoy camping, hiking, boating, canoeing, fishing, swimming, mountain biking and wildlife and bird watching. There are canoes, bicycles, a flat bottom boat, volleyballs and horseshoes for rent.
Tours: There are naturalist activities on weekends and outdoor educational facilities. For information on the schedule for these activities, contact the park. Group tours by reservation. Canoe trips down the Angelina or Neches River are taken on the third Saturday of every month, except August. Call the park at least one week in advance to make reservations for scheduled canoe trips.
The park has 2 Limited Use Cabins (also known as mini-cabins), one in the "Hen House Ridge" shelter area and one in the “Walnut Ridge” shelter area. The cabins have heat, air conditioning, bunk beds (bring your own linen) and a screened porch. The outside has water, a fire-ring with a grill, a BBQ pit, and a picnic table. 4 Screen shelters have been remodeled to include heat and air conditioning. These Shelters with Amenities are located in the “Hen House” and “Walnut Ridge” shelter areas.
Other facilities include screened shelters; campsites with water; campsites with water and electricity; a group dining/meeting hall; restrooms with hot showers; trailer dump stations; playgrounds; lighted fishing piers; fish-cleaning facilities; boat ramps; 4 miles of multi-use trails for hiking and mountain biking; 2 miles of nature/interpretive trail; a Texas State Park Store located at the Headquarters and a Nature Center located in the Walnut Ridge unit.
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