John Henry Kirby State Forest
|John Kirby State Forest|
|Location||Tyler County, Texas, USA|
|Nearest city||Woodville, Kountze,
|Area||626 acres (253.3 ha)|
The John Henry Kirby State Forest is a 626-acre (2.5 km2) forest reserve located in Tyler County, Texas. Located just fourteen miles (21 km) south of Woodville, it is used primarily for research by Texas A&M University. It is open to the public for picnics and touring only. Any revenue generated is donated to student-loan programs at Texas A&M. The land was donated to the state by the lumber baron John Henry Kirby in 1929.
- Texas Forest Service website - Texas State Forests - John Henry Kirby Memorial State Forest
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