|Loop 7 - Athens, Texas|
The City of Athens Department of Tourism and Palestine Visitor Center have partnered to offer visitors a 145-mile scenic driving trail along breathtaking scenic highways and byways connecting the two cities.
Athens and Palestine are located in the Texas Forest Trail Region, where you will find beautiful autumn color displays of deciduous trees known to the region.
|NY-TX Zipline Adventures|
Enjoy stunning views of the beautiful fall foliage as you zip through tree tops during the Fall Zipline Tours at NY-TX Zipline Adventures, located just minutes from Athens. Stroll down the interpretive wetland trail and learn about the hatchery at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center and identify local birdlife during TFFC's monthly Bird and Nature Walk offered the second Saturday of the month.
One of the best ways to enjoy the East Texas color show is to climb aboard the Texas State Railroad, which offers a historic ride on a restored vintage steam train. Enjoy fine dining with a side order of Pineywoods scenery on the Fall Foliage Brunch Train on November 8.
|Davey Dogwood Park|
To download the Pineywoods Autumn Trail: Athens to Palestine map, please click here. You can also contact the City of Athens Department of Tourism at 888-294-2847, www.AthensTX.org or Palestine Visitor Center at 903-723-3014, www.VisitPalestine.com to request a free visitor's guide and a map of the fall foliage trail.
Autumn color is expected mid to late November but it is recommended to call ahead.
For more information about the Pineywoods Autumn Trail: Athens to Palestine, please click here.