1894 by John
Henry Kirby as a sawmill town.
Today, Silsbee is the home of giant and prosperous Kirby
Silsbee is the largest city and
principal commercial center in Hardin County.
The Silsbee Little Theater-
One of best-known
amateur theaters in Southeast Texas!
Include: tennis and basketball
courts, picnic areas and playgrounds. Excellent hunting
and fishing in immediate area.
See - Kountze, Texas.
Red Cloud Water Park-8-
An 8 acre spring-fed lake, a
beautiful white sandy beach, and four water slides, lure
visitors to this fun park. Features include, a special
children's area, jogging trails and picnic area. Open
daily June - August - 10 a.m. 7 p.m.; weekends only, May
& September - 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. On U.S. 96 North
Roy E. Larsen Sandyland
A Texas Nature Conservancy
Preserve of 2,138 acres. Exhibits a curious intermingling
of various forest and wetland communities. Of special
interest is arid sandy lands where desert plants such as
prickly pear cactus and yucca are found with longleaf
pines and drought-resistant oak. Rare orchids and
carnivorous plants grow here among acid-loving ferns and
Village Creek flows 8 miles through
Sanctuary providing an enjoyable canoeing experience.
Contact preserve manager for information on canoe trail.
Sandylands Nature Trail open daily 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. 4
miles west on Texas 327. (409)385-4135.