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Pineywoods Native Plant Center

Native Plant Center

Facilities & Resources

Rescue. Research. Reintroduction.

The 42-acre Pineywoods Native Plant Center is dedicated to the collection, conservation and propagation of endangered or near-endangered plants native to East Texas. 

Open to the public, the entrance is located at 2900 Raguet Street. The center features a variety of resources, including:

  • the two-mile Tucker Woods Trail, which winds through the center’s old-growth forest and horticulture demonstration garden
  • the two-story historic Tucker House, the “crown jewel” of the Pineywoods Native Plant Center, which was built in 1941 and is used for a variety of community programs
  • the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Demonstration Garden, which features six unique native plant communities
  • and the Brundrett Conservation Education Building, which provides education programs designed to raise awareness of conservation, ecology and endangered plants.

Guided tours and class visits

The Pineywoods Native Plant Center offers guided tours and educational programs for organizations and school groups. 

Schedule your visit by calling 936.468.1832 or emailing


SFA Gardens

Office Address: 2900 Raguet St. 

Mailing Address:
PO Box 13000, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962