Use the Trails Maps Anytime, Anywhere!

Download Texas State Parks' comprehensive trails map to your phone. The trails data file covers all state parks and works with any GIS-compatible app to plan your hikes or to see where you are on the trail. This one-time download will put a map for every trail, in every park, right in the palm of your hand. 

How to Use State Parks Trails Data

  1. Download and save the Texas State Parks Trails Data KMZ file – this file contains information for all trails, in all Texas State Parks. Find the link to download on the “Maps” page for any park.

    Screenshot of a phone showing the link to the trails data KMZ file on a park Maps page.

  2. Open the trails data file using a GIS-compatible software such as Google Earth, ESRI ArcGIS, etc. on your mobile device (or computer).

    Screenshot of a phone showing how to select Google Earth as the app to open the file.

  3. Zoom in on the park you are visiting and see exactly where you are on the trails.

    Screenshot of a phone showing a zoomed out view of Texas. Trails appear a dots across the map.  Screenshot of a phone showing a zoomed in view of McKinney Falls State Park. The entire trail system can be seen.

Please note: 
The trails data file is updated periodically, so be sure to check back for the latest version.