GO: Looking for cool & shady? Take a ride on TX 149

January 2, 2012
TX 149 in the Piney Woods is a cool, green and shady place to ride. Photograph by Bill Keese.

TX 149 in the Piney Woods is a cool, green and shady place to ride. Photograph by Bill Keese.

TX 149 between Carthage and Longview has been voted to the BEST IN TEXAS in several categories, including #1 in the 7th Annual Readers’ Choice for  Best Road Through a Forest. It’s a gently curving road through pine and hardwood forests. In many sections it’s shaded, so it’s a perfect summer putt.

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TX 149 is located in the Piney Woods Region of Texas.



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