Practice social distancing even when outdoors.

Please follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Check the status of the location you're planning to visit.

Some Texas state parks, TPWD offices, public recreation facilities and water access points are closed.

See list of temporary closures and operations adjustments.

News Releases Filter

Local Park Grants Announcement Postponed Until August

Media Contact: TPWD News Business Hours, 512-389-8030

News Image Share on Facebook Share Release URL

AUSTIN— Due to the rapidly changing public health situation, the allocation of local park grants will be postponed until the August 27th Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission meeting.

Grants awarded in August could potentially have a start date of Spring 2021. Applicants can withdraw their applications between now and August by contacting the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Recreation Grants branch at 512-389-8224 or

For more information about the Local Park Grants program, visit the TPWD website.