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I.D. Fairchild State Forest

Photo by Jason JuffmanDescription: Eleven miles of trails at the 2,360-acre I.D. Fairchild State Forest offer hikers the opportunity to view demonstration forests that the Texas A&M Forest Service uses for research, and to determine the value of diverse logging methods.  The forest hosts a small population of endangered red-cockaded woodpeckers. Tours are available by appointment.

Amenities: Hiking, biking, horseback riding, picnicking, bird watching, wildlife watching.  No restrooms, firearms or hunting.

Location: At the intersection of FM 747 and Hwy 84 in Cherokee County.

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Trail map:
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Topographic trail map: Click here.

Admission: Daylight hours only.

Contact: 903-729-7738

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