Park Closed

A Park is Born!

February 2021

lakefront area w/ fishing pierConstruction is about to begin here at Palo Pinto Mountains State Park! But what will this new park look like?

Located 75 miles west of Fort Worth, the site has rolling hills, a beautiful creek and a quiet lake surrounded by more than 4,800 acres of varied habitat that is home to a diverse array of wildlife. Stands of live oak, mesquite, cedar elm and native pecan shade the park.


Development will cover about 200 acres. The buildings will be light on the land and blend in with the landscape.

The park will have a visitor center, pavilion, playscape, equestrian campground and camping loop. An accessible boat ramp and fishing pier will provide access to the park’s Tucker Lake. Backcountry trails will be open for exploration on foot, horseback, or mountain bike.

Building and grounds
Visitor Center
Natural playground with picnic sites around it
Day-use area and playscape
open-air pavilion
Campground with camping gear, picnic areas and pens
Equestrian campsites