Go on a safari in Jacksonville, TX and stay nearby at Rusk KOA, located in beautiful Rusk, TX amid rolling hills and pine trees.
Cherokee Trace Wild Animal Park is nestled in the woods of East Texas. It’s a drive-thru safari wildlife park that’s home to a variety of animals. There are over two dozen exotic and endangered species that live in open habitats similar to their natural environments.
You can drive through the hills and savannas of this 300-acre preserve at your own pace, as the tour is self-guided.
Observe, feed and photograph the beautiful animals from your car as you enter into a world of alligators, deer, sheep, antelopes, bison and more!
Stay at Rusk KOA
Visit an area of Texas with beauty and history amid rolling hills and shady pine forests. Rusk is centrally located between Dallas, Houston and Shreveport. Nearby attractions include Texas’ longest zip line, Texas State Railroad’s steam train and local festivals and rodeos. Our park offers pop-up tent sites, cabins and RV sites. Call 800-562-4143 or visit our website to book your summer vacation.