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LBJ National Grasslands, Decatur

4.8
#185 of 227 in Wildlife in Texas
Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) National Grassland is a National Grassland located in the Great Plains of the northern part of the U.S. state of Texas near Decatur and within an hour's drive from Fort Worth. It is primarily used for recreation such as hiking, camping, horseback riding, fishing and hunting. It is also used as grazing land for cattle and other livestock.
Camping and other activities are free of charge, and visitors may camp in virtually any area of the park. Both pull-through and hike-in campsites are available. Some areas require a small fee for use, but these are few and clearly marked.
It is located primarily in the northern part of Wise County, but a small portion extends northward into southern Montague County. It has a land area of 20309acre. The grassland is administered together with all four United States National Forests and two National Grasslands located entirely in Texas, from common offices in Lufkin, Texas. The units include Angelina, Davy Crockett, Sabine, and Sam Houston National Forests, plus Caddo National Grassland and Lyndon B. Johnson. There are local ranger district offices located in Decatur.
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  • Hot showers, good toilets and quiet setting. Nice lake to hike around, although I ended up on a golf course to finish my way around.  more »
  • I drove out to the grasslands with my grandsons. We spotted pumpjacks, vultures, deer, cattle, horses, goats. The Forest Service roads were dryer than they usually are. There are not a lot of...  more »
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  • We loved taking the kayaks. So quiet and peaceful.
  • Love enjoying this place for picnics or camping. It’s always nice to get out of the city and enjoy the quiet.

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