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Stay up-to-date on operations adjustments and temporary closure of TPWD offices, state parks, recreation facilities and water access points due to COVID-19. Please follow guidance from local authorities, Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of State Health Services.

State Parks

State Parks

Conserve and manage over 90 Texas State Parks, Natural Areas and Historic Sites.

  • Protect and share the diverse cultural history and natural resources of Texas.
  • Educate and inspire visitors to appreciate and explore the great outdoors.
  • Manage grant opportunities and other funding access for local communities.

Career Opportunities

  • Park and Historic Site Operations
    Park superintendents, park rangers, maintenance specialists, project managers, park police officers
  • Natural Resources Management
    Natural resource coordinators, fire management specialists, park planners, geographic information specialists
  • Cultural Resources Management
    Cultural resource coordinators, surveyors, archeologists, architects, curators
  • Education and Outreach
    Outdoor educators, outreach coordinators, exhibit technicians, graphic designers, interpretive specialists, grant coordinators
  • Park Law Enforcement
    State Park Police officers are responsible for safety, security and protection of state parks, its visitors and resources.

Why We Love it Here

  • Work outdoors in beautiful places in Texas
  • Spark a lifetime of interest in others for the natural world and the history of Texas
  • Take pride in conserving the most precious lands in Texas for future generations
  • Experience a new professional adventure every day