Christmas in the Piney Woods

Spend Christmas season in the piney woods of Texas. With rolling hills and shady pine forests, Rusk KOA is the perfect retreat to beat your winter blues.

Santa ClausStop by the Cherokee Civic Theatre on December 20, 2014 from 7 – 10 p.m. for Christmas in the Pines. Blue grass gospel music will fill the air with catchy beats and beautiful harmonies. “Cowboy” will be the Master of Ceremony, and the event will feature Harmony Ridge Blue Grass Band. Rusk Gospel Quartet will also perform. Celebrate this night of merriment and bringing blue grass back to East Texas. Tickets are just $10.

Or take a short drive out to Palestine on December 13, 2014 for Cookies and Crafts with Santa beginning at 1 p.m. at the Palestine Public Library. Enjoy a cheery time with the Jolly Old Man himself. There will be plenty of Christmas crafts for the kids, including ornament making. Parents are encouraged to bring cameras to snap photos of their kids with Santa.

Stay With Us

Take a break from the busyness of the Christmas season and relax 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 Christmas vacation.