Things to do in Jefferson:

Even though Jefferson is not a port city anymore, there are still many things to do on the water.

Turning Basin Bayou Tours www.jeffersonbayoutours.com or call 903-665-2222. Hour long tours of the Big Cypress Bayou in Jefferson run Tuesday through Saturday 12pm and 2pm.

Caddo Lake State Park www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/caddo_lake/ fishing, canoeing, swimming, picnicking, hiking and nature studies. Park is open 7 days a week.

Lake o’ the Pines State Park www.tpwd.state.tx.us/fishboat/fish/recreational/lakes/lop/ bird watching, fishing, hiking

Things for those who believe in ghosts

Historic Jefferson Ghost Walk www.jeffersonghostwalk.com or call 903-665-6289. A night time journey to discover Jefferson’s Historic Haunts. The hour and a half tour leaves at 8pm.

Ghost Train www.jeffersonrailway.com or call 903-665-6400. The ghost train departs at 9pm from the haunted depot and takes you deep through the dark woods along the bayou, sharing tales that will make you reach for your loved ones.

The Grove www.thegrove-jefferson.com call 903-665-8018. Tour one of the most haunted homes in Texas. Strange activities and hauntings have been reported for over 100 years.

Please visit Marion County Chamber of commerce for more information at www.marioncountycoc.org