National Forest

Angelina Dog Policy

Angelina National Forest is Dog Friendly

Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash []
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash []
Dogs Not Allowed

Angelina National Forest is in the upper Gulf Coastal plain of Texas and its woodlands sit on gently rolling hills. Angelina National Forest offers many opportunities for recreation including biking, fishing, hiking, horse riding, hunting, picnicking, and water sports.

Angelina National Forest is dog friendly, and dogs are allowed throughout the Forest on trails and campgrounds while they're on a leash. However, dogs are not allowed at beaches and swimming areas.


Trail Policy

Dogs are allowed on trails while on a leash.

Campground Policy

Dogs are allowed at campgrounds while on a leash/restrained. There is a developed campground at Sam Rayburn Reservoir Area and dispersed camping is allowed at Bouton Lake.

Beach Policy

Dogs are not allowed at beaches and swimming areas.

Location & Map



Warning: Hunting is allowed at this location. Please be aware of and familiarize yourself with hunting seasons, and exercise appropriate caution with your dog. During hunting season(s), you may also want to consider having your dog wear a blaze orange vest.

For more information on hunting seasons and policies, please see:

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Note: Policies can change -- please make sure to check official dog/pet policies prior to making plans or booking travel.

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