Abilene State Park - Lake Abilene
Tuscola, Texas (Taylor County)

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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 pool is open in the summer months.


Located on Lake Abilene in Taylor County about 15 miles southwest of Abilene. From Abilene, take FM 89 Southwest for 16 miles through Buffalo Gap. The park entrance is 5 miles southwest of Buffalo Gap, accessible from Park Road 32.

The nearest major Texas cities are: Abilene, Dallas, Lubbock

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32.240614° Latitude    -99.879079° Longitude (WGS84/NAD83; decimal degrees)
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Open 7 days a week year-round from 8 AM to 10 PM for day use activities.

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A park entrance fee is charged per day -- $5 per person for adults 13 years of age and older. NOTE: Listed fees may be inaccurate at certain times of year due to seasonal changes. Contact the park directly to confirm fees.

Campsite and other facility fees are in addition to the park entrance fee.

Visit parks often? Learn about the $70 Texas State Parks Pass which exempts the passholder, and the passengers in their vehicle, from the entrance fees at all Texas State Parks.


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Reservations can also be made by calling TPWD's Central Reservation System at (512)389-8900 from Monday through Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Official Contact Information

The State Park is managed by the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.

Texas Parks & Wildlife Department Abilene State Park - Lake Abilene
150 Park Road 32
Tuscola, TX 79562

Telephone: (325)572-3204
TPWD Park Info: 1-800-792-1112