Springtime in Full Bloom at Texas State Parks

Springtime in Full Bloom at Texas State Parks

AUSTIN – What looks to be a promising wildflower season has started early this year and Texas State Parks remain some of the best and safest places to see and photograph a dazzling array of bluebonnets, mountain laurels and other blooming flora.… Read More

Texas State Parks Announce $4.6 million Appeal for Help

Texas State Parks Announce $4.6 million Appeal for Help

Record heat, drought, wildfires spark call for park visits, donations, park visitor revenue, park visitation

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department today hosted 11 news conferences at different locations across the state, appealing to the public to visit state … 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