Battleship Texas State Historic Site in LaPorte, Texas (Harris County)

Download a Park MapFacility Reservations at the Park About the State Park Battleship Texas State Historic Site is located on the Houston Ship Channel near the San Jacinto Monument in LaPorte, Texas, in eastern Harris County. It is the final resting place of one of the oldest surviving modern naval ships, the USS Texas, a United States Navy battleship commissioned in 1914 … [Read more...]

Bastrop State Park in Bastrop, Texas (Bastrop County)

Download a Park MapMake Reservations at the Park About the State Park Bastrop State Park is located in Bastrop, Texas, and is part of the "Lost Pines" ecoregion, so-named because it's home to the westernmost population of loblolly pines, separated from the Piney Woods of East Texas by over 100 miles. In September 2011, a devastating wildfire burned 95% of the park, leaving … [Read more...]

Bastrop State Park

Bastrop State Park is located in Bastrop, Texas, in Bastrop County. Opportunities for camping, picnicking, hiking, bicycling (paved or gravel roads only), geocaching, swimming (summer), fishing, birding, and nature study are available. There are 7 miles of hiking trails, and a hilly 12-mile road for driving and bicycling connects Bastrop with nearby Buescher State … [Read more...]

Balmorhea State Park in Toyahvale, Texas (Reeves County)

Download a Park MapMake Reservations at the Park About the State Park Balmorhea State Park is located on the San Solomon Springs near Balmorhea, Texas, in Reeves County. Activities include: birding, camping, geocaching, nature study, picnicking, swimming (no lifeguard), SCUBA diving, skin diving, nature study, and wildlife observation. The park is best-known for its … [Read more...]

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Balmorhea State Park

Balmorhea State Park is located on the San Solomon Springs near Balmorhea, Texas, in Reeves County. Activities include: birding, camping, geocaching, nature study, picnicking, swimming, SCUBA diving, skin diving, nature study, and wildlife observation. Photo credits: * Chris McInnis (1) * Lars Plougmann (2) * Sheila Scarborough (3) * gina pina (4) * Texas State Archives … [Read more...]

Atlanta State Park – Wright Patman Lake in Atlanta, Texas (Cass County)

Download a Park MapMake Reservations at the Park About the State Park Atlanta State Park is on the south shore of 20,300-acre Wright Patman Lake. Activities include: bicycling, boating, canoeing (rentals available), camping, fishing, hiking, geocaching, picnicking, bicycling, swimming (no lifeguard), birding, and nature study. There are 4.8 miles of hiking trails, including … [Read more...]

Atlanta State Park – Wright Patman Lake

Atlanta State Park is on the south shore of 20,300-acre Wright Patman Lake, about 11 miles (18 km) northwest of Atlanta, Texas. Activities include: boating, camping, picnicking, fishing, hiking, geocaching, bicycling, nature study, and wildlife observation. Photo credits: * RastaSeeds OneLUV … [Read more...]

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Abilene State Park – Lake Abilene in Tuscola, Texas (Taylor County)

Download a Park MapMake Reservations at the Park About the State Park Abilene State Park is a 529-acre park located on the eastern shore of Lake Abilene in Tuscola, Texas in Taylor County. Activities include: bicycling, boating, camping, fishing, hiking, geocaching, nature study, picnicking, swimming, and wildlife observation. The park's swimming pool is open during the … [Read more...]