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Springtime in Full Bloom at Texas State Parks

Springtime in Full Bloom at Texas State Parks

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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. Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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Lake Tawakoni State Park

Lake Tawakoni State Park is composed of 376.3 acres in Hunt County. The property was acquired in 1984 and authorized through a 50 year lease agreement with the Sabine River Authority, which operates the 36,700 surface-acre reservoir and Iron Bridge … Continue reading

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