Area Attractions
Mark Twain National Forest
Paddy Creek Recreational Area
Slabtown Recreational Area
Big Piney Trail
Fort Leonard Wood is located approximately 40 miles north west of Houston, Missouri.  They offer many facilities for active and retired military including a new military exchange and commissary and a large army hospital.  The fort also has many employment, recreational and entertainment opportunities.
Fort Leonard Wood
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Hunting & Fishing
Texas County offers some of the best deer and turkey hunting opportunities in the State of Missouri.  Each year the county ranks in the top 5 in the state for the number of deer and turkey harvested during their respective seasons.  There are also rivers and streams that provide opportunities for floating, fishing, and swimming.
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Golden Hills Trail Rides is a place where you can get back to nature with all the modern conveniences. Golden Hills is a 3,000 acre family owned and operated working cattle ranch. The ranch is their home and chosen lifestyle. Golden Hills specializes in trail rides with scenic trails over hills through woods, meadows, ponds, springs, and creeks. It is almost a sure bet you will stumble upon some Ozark wildlife including deer, wild turkey, quail, rabbit, squirrel, bobcat, or coyote. You might even catch a glimpse of the eagles down by the creek.

Golden Hills offers a full service motel, mess hall and swimming pool. Hundreds of people take their turn enjoying the beauty and relaxing atmosphere.
Trail Rides
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