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Lakeside Legacy Celebration

10:00a to 6:00p
Sat, June 10, 2023
Clayton Tramel
(254) 562-5751

🎉 Celebrate! Texas State Parks is turning 100 this year and Fort Parker State Park is throwing a community-wide birthday bash! Join in the fun!

Texas State Parks 100 Year logo

In addition to enjoying the sights and sounds of beautiful Fort Parker State Park, we're planning a variety of fun activities for your family to enjoy.

All activities are FREE!

  • Free day entry for all ages
  • Canoe, kayak, and paddle board rides
  • Cabela's Stocked Fish Tank - Let's Go Fishing!
  • Authentic chuck wagon cooking. Frontier style good!
  • Operation Game Thief "Wall of Shame" Exhibit sponsored by Texas Game Wardens
  • ONCOR "Touch A Truck" and "Live Line Safety Demonstration"
  • Blackland Prairie Raptor Center: Live Raptor Program! (See real birds of prey)
  • "Take Me Fishing" Trailer with a scavenger hunt and activities sponsored by TPWD Angler Ed
  • Dutch Oven cooking with Uncle Mike!
  • Skins & Skulls Exhibit & Live Wildlife Specimens Sponsored by TPWD Wildlife Division
  • Tour Boat Rides - Tour Fort Parker Lake on our very own Cynthia Ann pontoon boat
  • Face painting
  • Food trucks (Food is not free)
  • And more!

This is one of many 100-year celebration events happening in Texas state parks this year. Entry to a park is free on the day it hosts an official 100-Year celebration event (applies to day passes only). Guarantee entry by reserving your free day pass up to one month before this special event.

People in western wear standing in front of a chuck wagon.