Future Parks

Texas Parks & Wildlife Department owns some exemplary pieces of Texas land. These tracts are located throughout the state, and include desert, forest, Gulf coast, and other unique ecosystems.

Powderhorn Ranch

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Where land meets water at Powderhorn Ranch.

The latest acquisition is the 17,351-acre Powderhorn Ranch. This property is one of the largest remaining tracts of unspoiled coastal prairie in the state. A coalition of conservation groups made this purchase possible in 2014.

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation currently owns the portion of the property that will become a state park. It will transfer title to TPWD in the next few years. The remainder of the property is now a wildlife management area owned and managed by TPWD.

Sites awaiting development

TPWD plans to develop the following sites as part of the state park system: