Wild Azalea Canyons Trail, Newton


Directions: Go 4.4 mi. north of Newton on Texas Hwy. 87, then 6.7 miles east on FM 1414. Turn on unpaved road at Wild Azalea Canyon Trail sign and follow signage 1.8 miles to trail entrance. (Newton is located in southeast Texas at the intersection of Highways 190 and 87.)

Trail Information: Wild Azalea Canyon Trail is open year-round. It is advisable to bring along good walking shoes, a walking stick and plenty of time! The canyon paths can be steep and slippery due to pine needles. There are no water stops or restroom facilities except during blooming season.

Miscellaneous Information: Visitors have been enjoying the beauty of the Wild Azalea Canyons area since the 1800's. This is the largest concentration of wild azaleas in Texas and third largest in the nation. It is maintained by Temple-Inland Forest Products and the Newton County Chamber of Commerce. For more details and accomodation information call 409-379-5527 or www.Newton-Texas.com/tourism/azalea.asp. Just a short drive from Wild Azalea Canyon Trail is the Canyon Rim Trail(located on Hwy. 87 north of Burkeville).

Newton County Chamber of Commerce