East Texas Zoo & Gator Park

See You Later, Alligator!

October 1, 2018 — East Texas is well known for its abundant wildlife, especially the often misunderstood alligator. But there’s one place where you can get up close and personal with gators: East Texas Zoo & Gator Park!


Born to Run

May 1, 2018 — Even though it can fly short distances when necessary, the roadrunner is a bird born to run. It sprints across the hills and pastures of East Texas at speeds approaching 20 miles per hour!

Mineola, Texas

Getting to Know Mineola

November 1, 2017 — Mineola is a thriving city in the heart of East Texas. It lies at the junction of U.S. highways 69 and 80, about 80 minutes east of Dallas in southwestern Wood County.