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Lake Whitney State Park

July 8, 2015:  The park is closed through November due to flooding. . .


The park is located in the Grand Prairie subregion of the Blackland Prairie natural region. It has open disturbed tallgrass prairie remnants with scattered groves of live oak and a small area of post oak/blackjack oak woodland. In the spring, bluebonnets, Indian paintbrushes and over 40 species of wildflowers cover the roadside and landscape. Common animals include white-tailed deer, raccoons and squirrels, and foxes, coyotes and bobcats are occasionally spotted; 194 species of birds have been sighted, including wild turkeys and bald eagles.

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