Piney Woods
cover an area of (54,400 sq mi) of eastern Texas, northwestern Louisiana, southwestern Arkansas and the southeastern corner of Oklahoma

Sabine National Forest
borders the 300,000 acre Sam Rayburn Reservoir and Toledo Bend Reservoir, the fifth largest man-made reservoir in the United States

In the mid-1930's, when the land that makes up the Sabine National Forest was purchased, most of the acreage was cut over with few trees left standing.






Motor vehicle use map:http://www.fs.fed.us/outernet/r8/tex...um_index.shtml

Sam Houston NF
has a total of 85 miles of Multi-use motorized trail
I was told that it was not easy trail and had a bunch of sand.

The World Wide Fund for Nature considers the Piney Woods
to be one of the critically endangered eco-regions of the United States.

National Forests of Texas
Texas Outside.com

"Dirt Roads, Texas Dual Sport Rides" Map



Referred to collectively as the National Forests in Texas,
the Angelina, Sabine, Davy Crockett, and Sam Houston National Forests
are in the heavily forested "Piney Woods" of East Texas.

They are comprised of 634,912 acres of federally owned land
scattered throughout 12 counties.


DAVY CROCKETT NATIONAL FOREST -
161,500 acres in Houston and Trinity Counties

SABINE NATIONAL FOREST -
Includes 157,951 acres in Jasper, Sabine, San Augustine, Newton and Shelby Counties

SAM HOUSTON NATIONAL FOREST -
161,154 acres in Montgomery, San Jacinto and Walker Counties

ANGELINA NATIONAL FOREST -
Smallest with 154,307 acres in Angelina, Jasper, Nacogdoches and San Augustine Counties,





East Texas is often considered the westernmost extension of the Deep South
and is culturally connected much more Southern than Western