From the town of Crockett take Highway 7 East approx 20 miles to the Recreation Area. It is on the left (North side of the highway)
This photo was taken on Thanksgiving, Autumn comes late in this part of the State. On a good year the cypress trees will display a vibrant orange color and southern sugar maple trees are abundant as well.
Ratcliff Lake Recreation Area lies within the Davy Crockett National Forest in the East Texas Pineywoods Region. The 19 mile 4c trail may be accessed from the campground here and a number of other hiking opportunities are available in the area as well.