The stunning hot spot for nature photoshoots, year-around hangouts, and peaceful picnics, Synergy Park in Kilgore, Texas gets particularly beautiful in the autumn as the leaves change colors.
Just off Interstate 20/U.S. 259 corridor, Synergy Park stretches over 672 acres with a beautiful 10-acre lake. This nature spot is an industrial park, but that doesn't stop it from being totally picturesque.
This park offers incredible scenic views over the massive lake and along with multiple walking and jogging trails throughout the area.
If you want to heighten your experience, it's recommended that you take a trip here during the fall and at sunrise or sunset to watch the park and lake turn into a golden glory surrounded by orange and yellow trees.
Most visitors don't come without a lens to snap some photos, but we can't blame them. From engagements to senior pics, this stunning piece of nature highlights all achievements and looks dang good as it works all angles.
The total running distance around the lake is about 1.3 miles through the beds of falling leaves and a stunning view that seems to actually cheer you on. The incredible nature views will pump you up to want to see the whole park that you'll run the trail in no time!
Located in the city of Kilgore, there are a lot of small towns to explore. And if you're coming from Houston, stop by the city of Rusk on the way back to visit one of the longest footbridges in the USA and take an epic scenic train ride.
This fall, you have to add this gorgeous park to your bucket list. I mean, come on, it's so cool the ducks even have man buns.
Synergy Park/Elder Lake
Address: Synergy Blvd, Kilgore, TX, 75662
Why you need to go: This park has stunning views and trails that will almost convince you that Texas actually has a fall season.