Veterans Memorial Park & Bridge

Forest Trail Region
Hwy 87 Port Arthur, TX 77642 (409) 985-7822

The Veteran’s Park was created largely by the efforts of the late W.T. Oliver. Since its inception, the park has grown to feature military equipment including a jet airplane, army tank, helicopter, A high, graceful arch on Texas 87 spans the Neches River joining Orange and Bridge City on the north with Port Arthur to the south. The two-lane, vintage Rainbow Bridge, completed in 1938, spans salt marshes and industrial river channel for 1.5 miles including approaches. The bridges 176-foot clearance height resulted from requirement that any U.S. Navy ship could pass under; tallest ship of the Navys

Veterans Memorial Park & Bridge

Hwy 87 Port Arthur, TX 77642




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