Accessibility at Texas State Parks

We are committed to making our facilities and our information available to as many Texans as possible.

Visiting parks

Boy and mom looking at sign by trail at Brazos Bend State Park

Many parks have some accessible features, including restrooms, campsites, trails and visitor centers. Find information on specific parks on our Accessible Facilities page.

Reserve a site with accessible features online or call the Reservation Center.

More information:

Accessible features

Accessible features at Texas State Parks include:

  • Parking: Designated parking spaces are available for visitors with a disabled parking placard or plate in most parks.
  • Trails: Some parks offer trails that are typically flat, wide and smooth to allow for easy navigation. Some parks loan all-terrain or beach wheelchairs for use in the park.
  • Campsites: Many parks offer accessible campsites with features such as level ground, picnic tables with extended tops, ramps, and easy access to restrooms.
  • Cabins: Some parks offer accessible cabins with ramps, wider doorways, and accessible bathrooms.
  • Restrooms: Many parks have accessible restrooms that are equipped with grab bars.
  • Showers: Many parks have accessible showers with sitting benches or chairs, grab bars, handheld shower heads and/or accessible shower heads.
  • Picnic Areas: Many parks offer picnic areas with tables designed for wheelchair users.
  • Visitor Centers: Many visitor centers have ramps and wide doorways; some have accessible exhibits.

Loaner wheelchairs

Several parks have beach wheelchair or all-terrain wheelchairs available for loan. These chairs can handle rougher terrain than traditional wheelchairs. Contact the parks to check availability:

All-terrain wheelchair (self-propelled)

Woman in GRIT wheelchair on a park trail

Beach wheelchair (not self-propelled) man pushing woman in beach chair along the shore

Contact us

If you have questions about facilities at a specific park, contact that park.

If you need help with accommodations, have a complaint, or just want to ask a question, email

To request a modification for a program or service, please fill out the online modification request form at least two weeks before your visit. 

Learn more

Learn more about accessibility at Texas Parks & Wildlife Department facilities.