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Enjoy the latest edition of the State Parks Getaways e-newsletter, just in time to make your plans to enjoy time in a Texas state park this holiday season.

Featured Parks

Texas State Railroad in Holiday Fashion

Christmas in the Parks 2006

Texas State Parks Gearing Up For Christmas Events

Santa Claus forsakes his reindeer-pulled sleigh in favor of an aerial tramway in El Paso and a Texas State Railroad steam train in Palestine in just a couple of the unusual twists to holiday season celebrations in state parks throughout Texas.

Read more about Christmas in the parks.

Featured Event

Monument Hill Trail of Lights

Trail of Lights

December 2, 8-9, 15-16, 2006 — Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery SHS

Walk along the fantastic quarter-mile trail overlooking the town of La Grange and be delighted by the thousands of lights that illuminate it.

Read more about the Trail of Lights event.

Featured Video

Enjoy the Scenery at Brazos Bend SP

Brazos Bend State Park

Video Presentation of Brazos Bend State Park

Not far from downtown Houston lies Brazos Bend State Park (S.P.), a scenic haven for hikers, star gazers, birdwatchers and wildlife observers.

View the video and get more info

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