Richland Chambers Reservoir
This lake covers 44,752-acres of the Chambers and Richland Creeks. Located just off of Interstate 45 when you are driving from Corsicana through to Palestine. The reservoir was built in the late 1980s and is the 3rd Largest Inland Lake. There are public boat ramps, marinas, and a lakeside campground. The lake is deep enough for sailing and for skiers. Fishing is good for the native largemouth and Florida-strain bass, sand bass, crappie, coppernose bluegill, and catfish.
Location: Hwy 287 from Corsicana to Palestine
The Suspension Bridge was built in 1870 as a pedestrian and wagon crossing bridge. It became the vital route by which much of the great Western movement passed, including the Chisholm Trail. It is in use today as pedestrian crossing of Brazos River. Waco is about 50 miles south west of Corsicana.
Ennis is about 15 mins north of Corsicana. There is a lot of Czech culture in Ennis which you can find in the restaurants and antique stores. The Railroad and Cultural Heritage Museum houses memorabilia from the days when Ennis was the hub for Houston and Texas Central Railroad. Items include a 1897 edition of the Book of Rules for train operators, photos of trains that stopped in the town and miniature replicas of the train station in its early days. Ennis is the Bluebonnet capital of Texas.
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