Uncertain, Texas Tourist & Visitors Guide
can be Certain to have Fun in Uncertain!
Uncertain, Texas! What an unusual name,
Uncertain! What a great place to visit! Even the City of Uncertain calls their
location "The Best Kept Secret in Texas!"
Uncertain, Texas is an incorporated community located
on the shores of the mystic Caddo Lake in Harrison County, seventeen miles northeast
of Marshall, Texas. Shreveport, Louisiana is only 30 miles away from Uncertain for
This area was once known as Uncertain Landing,
according to one local source, because of the difficulty steamboats had in anchoring their
Johnson's Ranch Marina
It is rumored that Uncertain, Texas has the oldest
existing marina in the state of Texas at the Johnson's Ranch Marina. Their facility
was established in the early 1920's by the Johnson Brothers.
The Caddo lake area has an abundance of cypress
trees, plant life, birds and wildlife. Bird watchers have discovered about 240
species of birds at Caddo Lake.
Since the Ivory-billed Woodpecker,
thought to be extinct for many years, has been rediscovered in southeastern Arkansas, many
people think that Caddo Lake is the perfect place to find this bird again. The
Ivory-billed Woodpecker used to inhabit Caddo Lake in the earlier years. Eastern
Texas could be the next great sighting! Only time will tell!
Over the years, there have been a number of Hollywood
feature films produced in the Caddo Lake area because of the lake's natural and unique
Picture taken by Susan Spears
Whether you want to see the unbelievable sights of
Caddo Lake, take a guided boat tour or a fishing trip, shop at the local area businesses
or just relax at any one of their fine lodging places, this is a place that you must see
in person! You will want to go back many times to Caddo Lake and Uncertain and take
your family and friends with you.
Things to do in the
- Take a steamboat tour of Caddo Lake
- Take a guided tour boat trip
- Birding is a big thing in the area. Over 240 species
have been found.
- Outstanding photography - bring your camera!
- Take a trolly ride
- Tour the historic homes
- Take a train ride
- Shop in the local towns for gifts, antiques and
- Go out with a fishing or hunting guide
- Visit the Starr Family State Historic Site - Marshall,
- Visit the town of Karnack, childhood home of Mrs.
Lyndon B. Johnson
- Visit the Old City of Jefferson, Texas
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Map of the Uncertain/Caddo Lake Area
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