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Camped at the Sea Rim State Park located in the South-East Corner of Texas near Port Arthur. Port Arthur is the site of a loat of refinery work. Sabine Pass has a history of being a valuable military asset since it is possible for boats to proceed up this river delta. It was the site of a Civil War battle that the Confederacy won. Near the memorial site are several large machines, perhaps they are drilling rigs under construction.
I stopped for barbecue at Vinces in Port Arthur…Continue
Posted on May 17, 2013 at 9:41pm
After completing my visit in Alabama, I decided to head to Grand Isle State Park located on the southernmost road in Lousiana. Grand Isle has a storied history, today it is mostly vacation homes called "camps" built on pillars to allow the flooding to pass undernearth. Not as I imagined; no tall cypress trees with hanging moss. The frequent hurricanes keep it trimed pretty flat. The nearby Inter Coastal Waterway is the site of a lot of tug boat activity and they work all night. It was…Continue
Posted on May 17, 2013 at 9:17pm
I planned to camp at the Jeff Busby site on the Natchez Trace but it seemed a little too barren and uninviting so I continued on and came across the Lake Choctaw federal campsite, not on the Rand McNally map, in the TOMIBGEE National Forest. More tall trees, a local secret perhaps. The camp ground host indicated that he had a nice bunch of regulars that took good care of the place.
The campsite ...…Continue
Posted on May 17, 2013 at 3:30pm
After spending a night with relatives near Lawton Oklahoma, I proceeded to drive east on US-85. I wanted to avoid the Inter State Highways as much as possible. I stopped for the night to camp at Atalanta State Park near the North-East corner of Texas among some very tall trees. The large lake nearby was formerly called Lake Texarkana, now known as the Pat Wightman Lake. It was renamed to honor a long time East Texas congressman.…Continue
Posted on May 17, 2013 at 3:00pm