Travel to Many and Hodges Gardens in Louisiana

Toledo Bend Reservoir is directly west of Many; this massive 185,000 acre lake is a project of the States of Texas and Louisiana, and has both recreational and power generation benefits.

Boating, fishing, skiing, camping, RV resorts and motels are all available on the shores of the reservoir.

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Hodges Gardens State Park features 40 acres of manicured gardens, trails, RV facilities, and a fishing lake.

It was originally developed designed and opened to the public in 1956 by oil and gas businessman A.J. Hodges. Today, this 700-acre masterpiece is operated by the Louisiana Office of State Parks.

Emerald Hills Golf Resort is located across the street from the entrance to the park. The resort offers an 18-hole championship golf course, overnight accommodations and a restaurant. Meeting and conference facilities are also available. Other golfing venues include nearby Cypress Bend Golf Resort.

Other area attractions include North Toledo Bend State Park and Ft. Jesup State Historic Site. In neighboring East Texas, other popular recreational areas include Lake Palestine and Lake Tyler.

Many is the parish seat of Sabine Parish, located in west Louisiana next to the Texas border, and about 60 miles northwest of the Alexandria metro area.

It is located between Shreveport and Leesville on U.S. Highway 171, and has a population of about 3,000 residents.

Nearby Louisiana towns include Florien, Zwolle, Mansfield, Anacoco, Robeline, and Hornbeck.

Scene at Hodges Gardens in Many, Louisiana

Scene at Hodges Gardens in Many, Louisiana

Vintage scene at Hodges Gardens in Louisiana

Vintage scene at Hodges Gardens in Louisiana

Louisiana Destinations ... Travel Across the Bayou State ... conveniently located in the rolling hills of East Texas just outside Tyler ... plentiful boating, fishing, skiing, resorts, camps and more!

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