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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 summer season.

Featured Park

Stunning scenery at Franklin State Park

Franklin Mountains State Park

El Paso's Crowning Glory

Unique among Texas state parks, Franklin Mountains State Park in El Paso sprawls across 24,000 glorious acres at more than 4,000 feet in elevation, overlooking the Rio Grande where Texas, New Mexico and Mexico collide.


Featured Event

Washington-on-the-Brazos SHS

HEB Presents Fireworks-on-the-Brazos

July 4, 2007 — Washington-on-the-Brazos SHS

Celebrate our nation's independence day where Texas declared her independence!


Featured Video

Spectacular view of Cooper Lake

Cooper Lake State Park

Video Presentation of Cooper Lake State Park

This video shows lakeside scenic views of Cooper Lake.

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