PALISADA SPRING. Palisada Spring (also Palisade Spring or Springs) is in a wooded area just east of U.S. Highway 59 and nine miles southwest of Nacogdoches in southern Nacogdoches County (at 31°29' N, 94°43' W). The spring, which discharges into Bayou La Nana, was a favorite camping place for smugglers traveling El Camino del Caballo in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The waters of the spring fall from a high cliff or palisade, hence its name. In 1978 the average water flow was estimated at 1.1 liters per second.
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