The Texas State Railroad
Leisurely sightseeing and specialty themed rides throughout the year! These include but are not limited to: The Polar Express™ , Pints in the Pines, Haunted Phantom Train, Pumpkin Patch, and more! Call 855-632-7729 or Visit The Texas State Railroad
Davey Dogwood Park
200 Acres of driving and picnicking. Open 9 to 5 each day. Dogwood blossoms in Spring bring tourists from around the country to view the "snow" in the trees. Tables and pavilion in center of park, along with hiking trails and small creeks. Located at N. Link St. (1 mile from Loop 256, going north on N. Link (FM 3309). For pavilion reservation contact the city Parks & Rec office: 903-731-8435
Large public park established in 1911 named for John H. Reagan a Palestine resident pioneer Postmaster General of the Confederacy U.S. Senator among many public offices he held. Established in 1911 from a tract of land known as Micheaux Woods. Bandstand was built in 1976 for the U.S. Bicentennial with funds raised by the Chamber of Commerce. Park now has a children's playground (funded by Palestine Junior Service League) walking & biking trails ,tennis court and Museum for East Texas Culture.
Scenic views of around Palestine with numerous bodies of water around the area.
Photo is of Wolf Creek by Jeffrey Todd Photography.
Howard House Museum
The Howard House is one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture remaining in Texas Today. Built in 1848, by Judge Reuben Reeves in one of the earliest areas of Palestine to develop. In 1850 Colonel G.R. Howard purchased the home, and in 1964 the house was sold to the city to be used as a museum. 1101 N. Perry, 903-723-0268 or 903-729-7158 to schedule an appointment.***The house is currently closed for repairs, and should reopen in the fall of 2018.***