Sawmill Hiking Trail

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Sawmill Hiking Trail ist ein 4.3 Meilen langer, wenig besuchter Rundweg in der Nähe von Jasper, Texas. Er führt entlang eines Flusses, durch schönen Wald und es gibt schöne Wildblumen. Aufgrund der Steigung und Distanz ist die Strecke für alle Leistungsniveaus geeignet. Es gibt verschiedene Aktivitätsmöglichkeiten. Die Route ist das ganze Jahr über zugänglich. Hunde sind erlaubt, müssen allerdings an der Leine gehalten werden.

Entfernung: 4.3 miles Höhenunterschied: 121 feet Routentyp: Rundweg

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Directions from Zavalla, TX: Follow Highway 63 east from Zavalla, TX for 11 miles; turn right (south) on County Road 348A for 2.5 miles to Boykin Springs Recreation Area and follow signs. Trailhead located on the southern side of recreation area.

16 days ago

Enjoyable hike. I wouldn’t call this an easy trail though. The path is uneven ground. There were lots of tree roots on the path and several areas we had to cross the creek. Wear boots! It is a beautiful hike though not well kept and not well marked.

20 days ago

Good hike. Beautiful forest. Hiked with my wife and two girls, ages 8 and 10.

1 month ago

Loved it! Would recommend anyone to go, especially in good weather because it was super pretty.

3 months ago

Nice hike along Creek. Lots of pretty views

4 months ago

Not many options in this area so I went to this because had a lot of good feedback. Took maybe an hour and a half to hike to the Mill and that was stopping several times. Trails pretty until you pass the road halfway through then afterwards things get a little overgrown. It's not bad but wear pants or at least bug spray. The Mill is pretty cool. The overgrowth plus the graffiti and being alone made me feel like I was in the opening scene of a horror movie

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5 months ago

I would probably give this a 5 if only it were a loop, rather than an out-and-back. The scenery in the creek bottom is splendid, and I was very pleasantly surprised by the challenges this trail presented. There are so few trails in Southeast Texas with any elevation changes at all that this trail, with it's steep descents and scrambles up creek banks, is a real treasure. Because the creek is spring-fed and there is a thick canopy of hardwoods much of the way, this is a relatively cool hike even on the hottest summer day.

5 months ago

We had such fun today! There is a creek and several little waterfalls. The terrain was a bit rough in spots, ups and downs. The abandon mill was pretty cool. A lot of graffiti, though. On the way back we stopped at the creek and cooled off. The trail to the Aldridge Sawill and back is actually 6 miles.

5 months ago

I made the mistake of telling my husband it was a bike trail - it is NOT!

6 months ago

Great trail, been coming out here since I was a kid. First half of the trail is great. It follows along a nice cool spring fed creek just about to the halfway point, where it’s going to diverge off into a forest trail. Definitely best in the fall when things are cooling off and the leaves are changing. A lot of people are complaining about the graffiti but it really adds a lot to the experience in my opinion. Also if you want to see a couple bats you should stick around until dark.

7 months ago

First half of trail is great. Nice views of the stream, some small waterfalls, open spaces. At the halfway point, you cross a street and everything changes. Lots of overgrowth, not much to see, downed trees, poorly marked at times. There are a few elevation changes which was nice however. Unfortunately The sawmill and the structures near it are covered graffiti. Not a waste of a day, but not on my list to return.

8 months ago

great trail sawmill is awesome. lots of sights and water falls are great

10 months ago

Great trail! Maintained well without making it a bike path. The Aldridge Saw Mill is a creepy cool reward at the end, great place to take a break, cook some hot dogs and then head back. Cool weather a must in my opinion.

11 months ago

The second half of this trail no longer exists. Found out the hard way when the trail just ended and had to find my way back through a swampy, vine infested area. Once you get to County road 34 (where there is a metal barrier that leads to a road) turn around and back track the same way you came.

Sat Dec 01 2018

Forest Service is showing signs of their meager appropriations. Nice trail, but needs some maintenance. Aldridge sawmill has been tainted with graffiti.

Mon Nov 05 2018

Great little hike. Wish the old sawmill was better protected and cleaned up.(spray paint...) but still very neat to see.

Fri Oct 19 2018

Hiked this trail many times!! So many memories here!! Beautiful hike and just about anyone can do it!!

Mon Sep 03 2018

This may be the prettiest Texas trail I have ever walked. it runs alongside a beautiful creek for most of it. and the water is some of the cleanest I have seen in Texas. ive hiked in colorado so anything in texas is easy to me, but I may call this trail moderate for some. its a very fun and pretty hike. the sawmill ruin is also fascinating to see. too bad it has graffiti all over it. I plan on coming back and camping here!

Sun Aug 26 2018

fun little trail and the saw Mill is cool looking

Fri Aug 17 2018

Great trail!

Thu Apr 26 2018

Great trail, great camping area. Easy.

Mon Apr 02 2018

Great hike but lower part of trail impassible due to flooding from Neches river. Still good for a 2 and a half hour hike. Lots of creeks and little ravines to cross. Lots of fallen trees across the trail. Trail runs along a creek with fast running water and white sand banks. Water looks pretty clear and cool. You really have to keep an eye out for the little yellow squares that mark the trail. Beginning of the trail to the left across the grass field from the shelter and restrooms... where it crosses a creek. Pretty hard to do without getting your feet and shoes wet. Mine got soaked on the way back. I would definitely do this trail again.

Tue Mar 20 2018

What a great Hike! Water runs next to most of the trail. I wouldn't rate it as easy though. Lots of ravines to go through - which was fun, but challenging.

Sun Mar 04 2018

great mountains but loose rocks

Thu Jan 25 2018

Tue Oct 17 2017

Signs say that it's closed due to Hurricane damage however the hurricane damage increase the difficulty level and made it a lot more fun.

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