305 E. Austin St, Jefferson, TX 75657   |    tourism@cityhallofjefferson.com   |   903-665-3733  Fax: 903-665-7457



Travel paths that attracted epic adventurers.

There’s an adventure around every bend in Jefferson. For amazing views, walk through the Port of Jefferson Trail or enjoy a scenic drive on the brick roads viewing over 70 Historical Sites. See the Carnegie Library, only 4 still being used as libraries in Texas. Find big excitement on historic railway train rides, carriage rides, rivers and lakes, or catch a fish so big the story doesn’t need embellishing along our bayou.

Jefferson Bayou Tours

200 Bayou St.
Jefferson, TX 75657
Phone: 903-665-2222

One hour history and nature tour of Big Cypress Bayou and Turning Basin. Tours Tuesday – Saturday, weather permitting. Call for schedule.

Historic Jefferson Railways

400 E. Austin
Jefferson, TX 75657
Phone: 903-665-6400 
Toll Free: 866-398-2038

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The Historic Jefferson Railway Company recreates the Golden Era of Steam Railroading. The Jefferson and Cypress Bayou is a live steam, narrow gauge railway. Narrated authentic steam engine train ride.

The Historic Jefferson Railway Depot will open at noon each Friday and Saturday through September 5, 2015.

We run trains at 9:00 Friday & Saturday evenings, preceded by our free Ghost Stories at the depot at 8:00; day tours run at 2:30 and 4:30 on Saturday.

**Saturday Day Trains include alligator feeding – You don’t want to miss this.

Lone Star Carriage Company

Corner of W. Austin & N. Market Sts.
Jefferson, TX 75657
Phone: 903-926-8216

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Historic tours of Jefferson by horse and carriage. Historic Tours 30 min. ride (Narration)
Learn all about the towns history, homes, and famous people from Jefferson’s Riverport days while traveling the brick streets. Specializing in weddings.

Roy’s Rails & Rides

602 N. Polk St.
Jefferson, TX 75657
Phone: 903-665-9900

$10 per hour, 2 hour minimum
$75 per day, up to 24 hours
$150 per weekend, Friday PM to Monday AM. We’ll pick-up and deliver.