Come to Play
Zavalla is situated near the center west shoreline of Sam Rayburn Lake and is the gateway to multiple recreation areas on the lake. The lake has numerous recreational areas and camping sites. Cassels Boykin Park, which is the largest park in Zavalla, has 265 acres of recreational and camp sites, which include boat ramps, fishing areas, swimming areas, picnic areas, camping and dumping stations. In addition, there are several Big Bass Tournaments held on Lake Rayburn annually.
The city park of Zavalla is built on 5 acres that was donated to the city by Mr. and Mrs. Guy Husband. The park’s pavillion provides a great place to hold birthday parties and special events and park continues to grow.
Other points of interest nearby are Boykin Springs Recreational Park with a nature trail and flowing springs, Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation, and the Lufkin Zoo & Museum.