Located about 45 miles south of Tyler on U. S. Highway 69 at its intersection with U.S. 84 is the City of Rusk, the county seat of Cherokee County. The population of Rusk is about 5,000 residents. Elevation is 518 feet above sea level.
Rusk was created by the Texas legislature on April 11, 1846. It was named after Thomas Jefferson Rusk, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence.
Attractions in Rusk
Adrenaline Rush Zip Line Tours
Is nestled in a small community named Dialville, Texas. It is located 6 miles South of Jacksonville, TX and 7 miles North of Rusk, TX.
Annette and Billy Kimbrell own and operate this exciting business. They started Adrenaline Rush Zip Line Tours in July of 2011 in their back yard.
The view from that site is breathtaking. You can see most of the Zip Lines that criss cross over beautiful ponds and tree tops. Adrenaline Zip Line Tours sits on one of the highest elevations in East Texas.
my husband and I went for our anniversary and rode the train from palestine to rusk. we rode in the lone star coach. It is air conditioned and an adult only coach. we met a couple from austin,tx also traveling. thr coach attendant, kiley was awsome1 the conductor was funny. we laughed alot and had a great time!
We went for the Easter train ride and it was great. They had a hay ride, games, and food you can buy. The only problem was that at the start of the Easter egg hunt not all kids even got eggs, you had to be right up front. My daughter is six and she still enjoyed doing all the games…