Get Outside in 2020

Make a resolution to visit Texas State Parks this year.

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TPW Commission Meeting, January 22-23, 2020, TPWD Headquarters, Austin, TX.

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Airing on PBS this Week

Play Now Trail Taming Troubadour, Prairie Dogs, Skimmer Savers

Trail Taming Troubadour, Prairie Dogs, Skimmer Savers

Meet a mechanic and mountain-biking musician who has been taming trails in San Angelo State Park for decades. The Bison that roam the prairies of Caprock Canyons State Park have some little friends. Check out the park's prairie dog town and the furry animals that call it home. Take a look at efforts underway to save one of the most threatened coastal birds in Texas, the Black Skimmer.

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Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine

January-February 2020 Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine cover

In this Issue:
The Hiking Issue

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Activities and Programs

Get Healthy in State Parks

Get Healthy in State Parks

Start the year off right! Your state parks have some of the best activities and programs for your physical, mental, and social health goals.

Cheers to a Healthy 2020!

Fishing

Neighborhood Fishin'

Ladies fishing on dock

'Tis the Season for Rainbow Trout Stocking – catch one close to home!

At Neighborhood Fishin' ponds

At 150+ locations statewide

Boating

Duck Hunters: Protect the Lakes You Love

Play Now Clean, Drain, Dry Your Boat

Invasive species like giant salvinia can grow quickly and cover expanses of fresh water, blocking access for hunters to prime waterfowl hunting areas. Invasive species can move to new lakes by hitching a ride on your boat, trailer or gear. Stop the spread and protect the lakes you love by always taking time to clean, drain and dry your boat, trailer and gear when you travel from lake to lake.

Learn How to Clean, Drain and Dry

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