Swimming in State Parks Great Way to Beat the Summer Heat

Swimming in State Parks Great Way to Beat the Summer Heat

AUSTIN- With temperatures around the state hitting the 90’s and 100’s, Texans everywhere are looking for a way to keep cool.

Parks around the state offer a variety of swimming options such as spring-fed rivers, lakes, and Gulf water … Read More

Salmon Lake Park: A Great East Texas Swimming Hole

Salmon Lake Park: A Great East Texas Swimming Hole- If you have been searching for a good swimming hole in East Texas you will find one tucked away in Grapeland. Salmon Lake Park has been helping East Texans chill out for years and continues to provide area residents with a … Read More

Purtis Creek Trail

Purtis Creek Trail
Eustace, TX.

This shaded trail loops through the woods in an area used for primitive camping. Purtis Creek State Park is known specifically for its superb fishing. The waters are stocked with largemouth bass (catch and release), catfish, and crappie. … Read More

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

Tyler State Park

Tyler State Park is composed of 985.5 acres in Smith County, just north of Tyler, and encompasses a 64 acre lake. The park property was acquired in 1934. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) made the original improvements to the park, and opened to the public in 1939.… Read More