State Park Improvement Projects

Parks with improvements in planning stage, already underway, or completed thanks to funding from dedicated allocation of sporting goods sales tax, special one-time funding, and funding from previous legislative sessions. Completion of some projects and introduction of new projects/parks is contingent on future legislative appropriations.

Updated September 10, 2019

State Park Project Description Construction Phase Region/Metro
Albert and Bessie Kronkosky State Natural Area Public Use Development (Planning and Design Only) TBD Planning San Antonio
Balmorhea SP Emergency pool repairs Completed Completed West
Balmorhea SP Remove and replace the clay tile roof on the manager's residence. 2019 Contracting/Construction West
Balmorhea SP Wastewater system assessment. 2019 Design West
Balmorhea SP Repair Motel Room Roofs and Replace Laundry Facility On-Going Construction West
Balmorhea SP CCC Motor Court Renovations, Camp Loop & Utility Upgrades On-Going Construction West
Bastrop SP Emergency Project - Repairs to the CCC Pool water treatment, pumping and distribution system. Completed Completed Austin
Bastrop SP Dam Replacement and Road Repairs due to flooding. 2020 Contracting/Construction Austin
Bastrop SP Reconstruct Region 3 Warehouse Facility Damaged By Wildfire Completed Completed Austin
Bastrop SP Replace Boundry Fence Damaged By Wildfire Completed Completed Austin
Bastrop SP Renovate Group Barracks Complex On-Going Construction Austin
Bastrop SP Cabin 12 Slope Stabilization Completed Completed Austin
Battleship Texas SHS Battleship Texas Structural Repairs Completed Completed Houston
Battleship Texas SHS Emergency leak repairs Completed Completed Houston
Big Bend Ranch SP Renovate interior, exterior and utilities for the Big House TBD Planning West
Big Bend Ranch SP Replace Public Water System Completed Completed West
Big Spring SP Repair Work Projects Administration Building Completed Completed West
Brazos Bend SP Repair levee damages from Hurricane Harvey. 2020 Planning Houston
Brazos Bend SP Upgrade Utilities In Shelter Loops Completed Completed Houston
Buescher State Park Replace parts of boundary fence damaged or destroyed in 2015 wildfire. Completed Completed Austin
Buescher State Park Repairs to the CCC Dam Spillway damaged during Hurricane Harvey. 2019 Design Austin
Caddo Lake SP Upgrade domestic water system. 2019 Contracting/Construction East
Caddo Lake SP Restroom Replacement Completed Completed East
Caprock Canyons SP & TW Trailway Repairs to Clarity Tunnel Completed Completed Panhandle
Cedar Hill State Park Repair swim beach, pavilion, shoreline, restrooms due to flooding in 2015/16. 2019 Contracting/Construction DFW
Choke Canyon SP - Calliham Unit Water Intake Pumps Replacement Completed Completed San Antonio
Choke Canyon SP - South Shore Unit Boat Ramp Repairs Completed Completed San Antonio
Colorado Bend SP Water Treatment Plant Replacement 2019 Contracting/Construction Austin
Colorado Bend SP Composting Toilet Construction and Repairs 2019 Construction Austin
Copper Breaks SP Water Distribution System Replacement Completed Completed Panhandle
Davis Mountains - Indian Lodge Exterior Plaster and HVAC Replacement Completed Completed West
Davis Mountains State Park Communications Building Wildfire Repairs 2020 Design West
Devils River SNA New visitor check-in building and remodel of existing lodge. 2021 Planning West
Devils River SNA Septic System Replacement Completed Completed West
Eisenhower SP Construct ATV Public Trail Public Use Facilities Completed Completed North
Fairfield Lake SP Wastewater Treatment Plant Repairs Completed Completed East
Falcon SP Replace Camp Site Septic Fields Construction Construction South
Fort Boggy SP Phase I and 2 Park Development - Cabins and Trail Bridge Completed Completed East
Fort Boggy SP Replace Staff Housing Completed Completed East
Fort Boggy SP Phase II Park Development - Restroom 2020 Contracting/Construction East
Fort Leaton SHS Roof Replacement Completed Completed West
Fort Parker SP Refurbish Group Barracks Complex Completed Completed DFW
Fort Parker SP Boat Ramp Repairs Completed Completed DFW
Fort Richardson State Historic Site Water and Wastewater System Replacement 2019 Contracting/Construction DFW
Franklin Mountains SP New Visitor's Center On-Going Construction West
Galveston Island SP Beachside Redevelopment 2019 Construction Houston
Garner SP Replace Wastewater Treatment Plant Completed Completed San Antonio
Garner SP Restroom Replacement On-Going Construction San Antonio
Goliad State Historical Site Wastewater System Upgrade 2020 Design South
Goliad State Historical Site Facility Repairs - Hurricane Harvey Damage Recovery 2019 Design South
Goliad State Historical Site Custodian's Cottage Renovation and Adaptive Reuse to Interpretive Facility Completed Completed South
Goose Island State Park Facility Repairs - Hurricane Harvey Recovery 2019 Contracting/Construction South
Government Canyon SNA Restroom Replacement On-Going Construction San Antonio
Guadalupe River SP Restroom Replacement On-Going Construction San Antonio
Hill Country SNA Replace Well At Group Lodge On-Going Construction San Antonio
Hill Country SNA Water System Replacement and Distribution On-Going Construction San Antonio
Huntsville SP Repair Dam Leak Completed Completed Houston
Huntsville SP CCC Boathouse and Lodge Patio Wall Repairs 2020 Contracting/Construction Houston
Inks Lake SP Headquarters Building Replacement TBD Planning Austin
Inks Lake SP Assess Electrical System Grounding Issues Completed Completed Austin
Inks Lake SP Multiple Restroom Replacements Completed Completed Austin
Inks Lake SP Boat Ramp Repairs On-Going Construction Austin
Lake Arrowhead State Park Wastewater Collection and Treatment System Repairs 2019 Contracting/Construction DFW
Lake Brownwood SP Replace Lift Stations at Beach Lodge and Willis Point Completed Completed DFW
Lake Brownwood SP Replace Sewer Treatment Plant Completed Completed DFW
Lake Livingston State Park Marina Area and Fishing Pier Accessibility Upgrades and Repairs 2020 Contracting/Construction Houston
Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit Facility Repairs - Flood Recovery TBD Planning Austin
Lake Somerville State Park - Nails Creek Unit Facility Repairs - Flood Recovery TBD Planning Austin
Lake Somerville State Park - Trailway Bridge Repairs- Flood Recovery TBD Planning Austin
Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit Replace Wastewater Treatment Plant Completed Completed Austin
Lake Tawakoni SP Replace staff housing Completed Completed DFW
Lake Whitney State Park Camp Loop Restroom - Flood Recovery Completed Completed DFW
Lake Whitney State Park Erosion Repairs - Flood Recovery TBD Planning DFW
Lake Whitney State Park Facilities Repairs - Flood Recovery Completed Completed DFW
Lockhart SP Renovation of Recreation Hall For ADA Compliance Completed Completed Austin
Longhorn Caverns State Park Replace Cavern communications system and supporting surge protection Completed Completed Austin
Lost Maples SNA Replace Potable Water Storage Tank Completed Completed San Antonio
Martin Creek Lake SP Repairs and Refinishing of Water Standpipe Completed Completed East
McKinney Falls SP Restroom #4 Upper Falls North Flood Repairs Completed Completed Austin
McKinney Falls SP Smith Visitor Center Flood Repairs On-Going Construction Austin
McKinney Falls SP Smith Visitor Center Facility and Exhibit Renovation On-Going Construction Austin
Mission Tejas SP Construct New Visitor Center Completed Completed East
Monument Hill/Kreische Brewery SHS* Kreische House and Brewery Renovations On-going Contracting/Construction Austin
Mustang Island State Park Facility Repairs - Hurricane Harvey Recovery to Park Operational facilities. 2019 Contracting/Construction South
Mustang Island State Park Campground and Day-Use Area Restroom Replacements On-Going Construction South
Palmetto State Park Group Camp Area Riverbank Erosion Control 2021 Planning Austin
Palo Duro Canyon State Park Headquarters Replacement 2022 Planning Panhandle
Palo Duro Canyon State Park Repair Cabin Wastewater Line Completed Completed Panhandle
Palo Duro Canyon State Park Repairs to Juniper Camp Loop and Cottonwood Day Use Area Damaged By Flood Completed Completed Panhandle
Palo Duro Canyon State Park Water Supply Utility Upgrades 2019 Construction Panhandle
Palo Pinto State Park New Park Site Development 2019 Planning DFW
Pedernales Falls SP Water and Wastewater System Upgrades 2020 Design Austin
Pedernales Falls SP Restroom Replacements Completed Completed Austin
Port Isabel Lighthouse SHS* Lighthouse Repairs Completed Completed South
Possum Kingdom SP Repair Water System Completed Completed DFW
Possum Kingdom SP Upgrade Electrical Utilities Completed Completed DFW
Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle du Bois Complex Wide- Site Repairs - Flood Recovery On-going Construction DFW
Ray Roberts Lake SP - Johnson Branch Unit Compost Toilet Replacements Completed Completed DFW
Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle du Bois Boat Ramp Repairs Completed Completed DFW
San Jacinto Battleground State Historical Site* Reflection Pool Structural Assessment TBD Planning Houston
San Jacinto Battleground State Historical Site* Improve Water and Fire Lines Completed Completed Houston
San Jacinto Battleground State Historical Site* Bulkhead Replacement Completed Completed Houston
San Jacinto Monument State Park Visitor Entry Door and Soffit Repair Completed Completed Houston
Seminole Canyon State Historical Site Camp Loop Upgrades Completed Completed West
Sheldon Lake SP Construction of Boardwalks and Campsites - Phase 3 Completed Completed Houston
Stephen F Austin State Historical Site Facility Repairs - Flood Recovery 2019 Contracting/Construction Houston
Stephen F Austin State Historical Site Wastewater Treatment Plant Equalization Basin Installation 2019 Contracting/Construction Houston
Stephen F Austin State Historical Site Water Project Completed Completed Houston
Tyler State Park Electrical Service Repairs Completed Completed East
Tyler State Park Headquarters Building Replacement 2020 Design East
Tyler State Park Replace staff housing Completed Completed East
Village Creek State Park Facility Repairs - Hurricane Harvey Recovery 2019 Construction Houston

*Beginning Sept. 1, 2019, the operation and maintenance of six Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) sites will be transferred to the Texas Historical Commission (THC). The 86th Texas Legislature approved House Bill 1422 which transfers operational control of these sites to the THC. Sites transferring to THC include the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site and Monument, Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site, Monument Hill and Kreische Brewery State Historic Site, Lipantitlan State Historic Site and Port Isabel Lighthouse State Historic Site.

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