Immerse Yourself in Texas History This Month

Immerse Yourself in Texas History This Month

AUSTIN – When most people think about Texas State Parks, natural gems such as Palo Duro Canyon, Garner and Inks Lake come to mind. But the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department also operates dozens of sites throughout the state dedicated to bringing history … Read More

Lake Tawakoni State Park to Celebrate 10 Years

Lake Tawakoni State Park to Celebrate 10 Years

Family Activities, Exhibitors, Re-enactors and Movie Night Scheduled for Park Event

WILLS POINT, TX— To celebrate 10 years of providing camping, hiking, fishing and outdoor recreation as the only state park facility on the east side of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Lake … Read More

Chinquapin Trail

Chinquapin Trail
Huntsville, TX.

The Chinquapin Trail, located in Huntsville State Park and adjacent to Sam Houston National Forest, is a hot spot for hikers, trail runners, and many mountain bikers. It crosses several fascinating habitats typical of the East Texas Pineywoods. The Chinquapin Trail surrounds the 210-acre Lake Raven, Read More

Caddo Forest Trail

Caddo Forest Trail
Karnack, TX.
Caddo Lake is the idyllic cypress swamp with its mix of bayous and sloughs covering over 26,000 acres and the perfect place for Bigfoot to go for some R&R. It is the only naturally formed lake in Texas. A natural logjam, the Great Raft, may
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Village Creek State Park

Village Creek State Park is composed of 1,090 heavily forested acres, located in Hardin County, near Lumberton, just 10 miles south of Beaumont. The park property was acquired in 1979, but did not open to the public until 1994. The park is named for a free flowing stream which rises … Read More