The Texas Forest Trail Region  is part of the award winning Texas Heritage Trails Program of the Texas Historical Commission. The nonprofit organizationis dedicated to preserving the heritage and culture of East Texas& promoting the region as a tourism destination.  The contest is intended to raise awareness of the Piney Woods as a travel destination. We are interested in unique photos that embody the true spirit of Texas including: people, attractions, nature, architecture, history and events. Winners will be announced after August 4, 2014 on this site, our website & ourFacebook page.