Help Texas State Parks

Your 100% tax-deductible donation to Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation, the Department's official non-profit partner, will help make life better outside in Texas State Parks.

Other ways you can help:

Donate when you renew your registration.

Give $5 or more with your vehicle or boat registration. You can register by mail, at your local county tax office, or online in counties that offer online payments. Donate when you renew.

Purchase a bluebonnet or camping license plate.

Purchase of the bluebonnet or camping plate helps fund state park operations in Texas.

Purchase a State Parks Pass.

As a holder of State Parks Pass, you and your guests can enjoy unlimited visits to nearly 90 state parks.

Visit State Parks.

About 50% of the state parks operating budget comes directly from state park visitor fees. Find a Texas State Park.


Find opportunities to volunteer at state parks near you.