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San Jacinto State Historic Site State Historic Site

LaPorte, TX, 77571

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site is located near Houston, five miles northeast of the intersection of State highways 134 and 225 and ten miles east of Pasadena, in southeastern Harris County. It is the site of the Battle of San Jacinto, the victory which won independence for Texas and is commemorated by the 567.31-foot tall San Jacinto Monument.

Abilene State Park - Lake Abilene Reservoir State Park

150 Park Road 32 | Tuscola, TX, 79562

Abilene State Park is a 529.4-acre park near Lake Abilene south of Abilene, Texas. It features camping, trailer facilities, picnicking, shelters, a swimming pool, and hiking. A large grove of oak, cedar, elm and pecan trees, now a favorite picnic area, was once a campground for Comanche Indians. The park is located about 15 miles southwest of Abilene, on FM 89.

Balmorhea State Park State Park

P.O. Box 15 | Toyahvale, TX, 79786

Balmorhea State Park is a 46-acre park located on the San Solomon Springs near Balmorhea, Texas, in Reeves County. The park's primary feature is the 1.75-acre, 3.5-million gallon freshwater pool built around the park's constant-flow springs. The pool is not chlorinated since 15 million gallons of freshwater flow into the pool daily. A popular swimming and SCUBA diving location, the pool's water temperature ranges from 72 to 76°F with a maximum depth of 25 feet.

Atlanta State Park - Wright Patman Lake Reservoir State Park

927 Park Road 42 | Atlanta, TX, 75551

Atlanta State Park is a 1,475-acre park on the shores of Lake Wright Patman off Farm Road 1154, eight miles northwest of Atlanta in Cass County. Park facilities include camp and picnic sites, a 3½-mile hiking trail, a boat ramp, an amphitheater, a playground, and a beach.

Bastrop State Park State Park

100 Park Road 1A | Bastrop, TX, 78602

Bastrop State Park is located on State Highway 71 three miles east of Bastrop in central Bastrop County. The Civilian Conservation Corps built the original park facilities. The park features part of the Lost Pines forest and offers swimming, camping, and picnicking facilities, as well as a nine-hole golf course. Park Road 1, which connects Bastrop and Buescher tate parks, is a popular route for both cyclists and motorists.

Battleship Texas State Historic Site State Historic Site

LaPorte, TX, 77571

Battleship Texas State Historic Site is located near Houston in LaPorte, Texas, in eastern Harris County. It is the final resting place of the USS Texas, a United States Navy battleship commissioned in 1914 that served in both World Wars. Decommissioned in 1948, Texas is the first US battleship to become a permanent museum ship.

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