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McKinney Falls State Park

July 14, 2015: The Rock Shelter Trail and Smith Visitor Center are closed . . .


Old Baldy

White-tailed deer, raccoons, armadillos, squirrels and many bird species, including the colorful painted bunting, live in the park.

Turk's cap

The flowing waters of Onion and William­son creeks support majestic bald cypress trees and bright wild­flowers like red Turk's cap.

Be sure to visit "Old Baldy," one of the oldest bald cypress trees on public land in Texas. Estimated at more than 500 years old, the tree is 103 feet tall. Its trunk measures 195 inches around, and its diameter is 60.5 inches.

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