Recreational Road Facts

Recreational Road Facts

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  • The oldest and longest Recreational Road is RE 255 in Tyler, Jasper, and Newton Counties, a distance of approximately 56.7 miles.  It was designated by Minute Order 63535 on April 1, 1970.
  • The shortest Recreational Road is RE 6 to Sowell Creek Park in Comanche County, a distance of approximately 0.284 mile..

For more information, you can go to the Statistical Roadway Information page.

FACTS COURTESY OF TRANSPORTATION NEWS, OCTOBER 1997, TEXAS HIGHWAY MAGAZINE, SEPTEMBER 1967, AND TRANSPORTATION PLANNING & PROGRAMMING DIVISION