Hunting and Fishing
The Lifetime License Drawing is your chance to win a Lifetime Super Combo License ($1,800 value) that lets you hunt and fish in Texas without ever buying another state license. There is one final chance to win this year: enter by November 30.
New ways to plan your state park visits are coming in early 2019. You'll have access to new online and mobile-friendly features to be able to:
- Pick Your Site – Reserve specific campsites or overnight facilities in advance
- Reserve Day Use – Buy a “Save The Day” Pass in advance, ensuring your entry to any park
- Buy Your Parks Pass – Buy or renew your Texas State Parks Pass online
Sign up today to be notified when the new features are available.
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Turkey Work, Turkey Calls & Turkey Talk
On a ranch in South Texas, biologists are tapping the latest technology, and fitting turkey with tiny backpacks, to learn where the turkey lurk. Calling turkeys is an art. Get some tips on painting just the right sound. Meet the wild Texas turkey as it gobbles, struts and tantalizes turkey fans. Learn where turkeys live in Texas and how to “talk” turkey.
The best autumn color often peaks shortly after the first frost, usually around late October or November. This month, Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine features 5 parks for seeing the colors. So get out and enjoy some of the best weather of the year and one of the best times to visit a Texas state park.