Your City Guide to Rusk!
The official home sites of the Rusk Chamber of Commerce,
Rusk Economic Development Foundation,
Rusk Community Development Foundation
Questions? Call direct: 1-800-933-2381
is a quaint little town nestled within the Piney Woods
of East Texas. Our focus is organized to advance the general
welfare and prosperity of the Rusk area so that its citizens and all areas
of its business community shall prosper. All necessary means of
promotion shall be provided and particular attention and emphasis shall be
given to the economic, civil commercial, industrial and educational interest
of the area.
While visiting Rusk:
- Take a ride on the
Texas State Railroad's steam engine
- walk the longest footbridge in the nation,
golf at our local
- visit our wildlife park
- or dare to be adventurist, pack a lunch and
through beautiful East Texas, "It's an Adrenaline Rush"!
Rusk is known to have the longest walking footbridge in the nation. It is approximately 4ft wide and 546 feet long. Young and old
enjoy the nostalgic and there are those of the town who may stop and tell
a story or
shops, places to
dine, eat and sleep for a relaxing
get-a-way. Rather for a weekend or week. Check out
bed & breakfasts and
with your family in mind.... And for those history buffs, Rusk is known for
its 32 historical markers. Set your cruise control for
Rusk for the perfect family weekend!
Rusk is seated
in the heart of East Texas at the intersection of US Highways 69 & 84: 160
miles N of Houston, 110 miles SW of Shreveport, 141 miles SW of Dallas, 225
miles NE of Austin, and 305 miles NE San Antonio.
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