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Abilene State Park Tuscola, TX

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    Boat Rentals Closed

    March 3, 2021 - Kayaks and canoes are not available to rent from the park at this time. 

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Atlanta State Park Atlanta, TX

Balmorhea State Park Toyahvale, TX

Barton Warnock Visitor Center Terlingua, TX

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    Fort Leaton Open

    March 14, 2021 - The rooms of the Fort are open for touring, but exhibits are closed.

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety  recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Bastrop State Park Bastrop, TX

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    Closures

    March 17, 2021 - These areas are closed until further notice:

    • The Orange Trail
    • The 10-acre lake dam is being rebuilt. Construction began in January 2021 and should take about two years. During this time, expect loud construction noise in the lake and cabin areas.

    Please obey all signs and barricades for closed areas. Check here for updates or contact the park for more information. 

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety  recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Battleship Texas State Historic Site LaPorte, TX

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park Mission, TX

Big Bend Ranch State Park Marfa, TX

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    Fort Leaton Open

    March 14, 2021 - The rooms of the Fort are open for touring, but exhibits are closed.

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety  recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Big Spring State Park Big Spring, TX

Blanco State Park Blanco, TX

Bonham State Park Bonham, TX

Brazos Bend State Park Needville, TX

Buescher State Park Smithville, TX

Caddo Lake State Park Karnack, TX

Cedar Hill State Park Cedar Hill, TX

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    Telephone issues

    If you have trouble reaching us on our main telephone line, please call (972) 291-6641. We are having issues with the main phone line.

    Other closures 

    April 5, 2021 - These areas are closed for construction/repairs:

    • The day-use area near the Lakeview camping loop, until 2022 at the earliest. This closure includes the North Boat Ramp, beach swim area, area restrooms,  and the jetty portion of Loop J.
    • J-loop day-use area (near Penn Farm)
    • Pavilion
    • Some camping areas

    Trail access depends on weather and trail repairs; please see our Facebook page for updates.

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety  recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Choke Canyon State Park Calliham, TX

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    Lake Conditions

    Due to low lake levels and vegetation along the shoreline, there is limited access for swimming and bank fishing.

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety  recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Cleburne State Park Cleburne, TX

Colorado Bend State Park Bend, TX

Cooper Lake State Park Cooper, TX

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    Trail Status

    April 1, 2021 - Trails close to equestrian users after rainfall. Check conditions before you come by calling the park.

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety  recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Copper Breaks State Park Quanah, TX

Daingerfield State Park Daingerfield, TX

Davis Mountains State Park Fort Davis, TX

Devils River State Natural Area Del Rio, TX

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    Paddler Notice

    The Devils Back paddler take-out is closed due to road construction. The closure is scheduled to end in late spring/summer of 2021. Permit itineraries that do not included Devils Back are not affected. 

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety  recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area Rocksprings, TX

Dinosaur Valley State Park Glen Rose, TX

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    Restroom Renovations

    March 17, 2021 – The men's campground restrooms and showers, and the women’s campground showers are closed for renovations. Women’s campground toilets will remain open. Non-flush, vault toilets are available for men in the campgrounds. Men's and women's restrooms in the day-use area will remain open .

    Sick Wildlife

    March 14, 2021 - We've seen an unusual number of sick wildlife in the park. 

    Remember: Do not approach or try to feed wildlife. Pets should always be on leash and should not be left unattended.

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety  recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Eisenhower State Park Denison, TX

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    Park Roadwork

    Crews will be working on park roads the week of April 12-16. Expect lane closures and delays while traveling in the park during this time. 

    Swim Beach Access

    March 21, 2021 - The park swim beach is open but is only accessible using the stairs; the ramp remains closed.

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety  recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area Fredericksburg, TX

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    Reservations Required

    Advanced reservations for day passes and overnight stays are required on weekends, school breaks and holidays. While not required on regular weekdays, we usually reach capacity every day. To guarantee entrance reserve passes online, or by calling the customer service center, before you visit.

    Critical Water Shortage

    Due to ongoing drought, potable water is extremely limited. Restrooms may be closed, but portable toilets will be made available. While drinking water is available, please bring your own to help us conserve water during your next visit.

    Trail Closures

    A portion of the Loop Trail is closed due to damage from flooding. The trail has been rerouted onto the Turkey Pass Trail. Elevated trails, including the Summit Trail, will close during wet weather. Get trail status updates here, or on our Facebook page or Twitter feed.

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety  recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Estero Llano Grande State Park Weslaco, TX

Fairfield Lake State Park Fairfield, TX

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    Trail Closure

    April 1, 2021 - The Big Brown Trail is closed for repairs. 

    Plan Your Visit

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our current COVID recommendations.

    Most parks reach capacity on weekends, holidays and some weekdays. Make reservations for day passes and camping to guarantee your entry.

    Check here for updates or contact the park for more information. 

Falcon State Park Falcon Heights, TX

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    Boat Ramp Closed

    March 10, 2021 -  Falcon's boat ramp is closed due to low water levels. 

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety  recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Fort Boggy State Park Centerville, TX

Fort Leaton State Historic Site Presidio, TX

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    Fort Leaton Open

    March 14, 2021 - The rooms of the Fort are open for touring, but exhibits are closed.

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety  recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Fort Parker State Park Mexia, TX

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    Equipment Rentals/Loans Unavailable

    Watercraft rentals, the Tackle Loaner program and Junior Ranger backpacks are unavailable until further notice. 

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Fort Richardson State Park, Historic Site &... Jacksboro, TX

Franklin Mountains State Park El Paso, TX

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    Trail Closure

    March 11, 2021 - The Ron Coleman Trail is closed until further notice for restoration.

    Reservations Recommended

    Advance reservations are recommended (even for those with park passes).  Reserve online or call the Customer Service Center before you visit. Spanish-speaking agents are available at the CSC. Carry your pass (either a printed or digital version) with you while in the park.

    Other restrictions:

    • No groups larger than 10 (except those in the same family or household).
    • We strongly encourage you to wear face coverings while in the park.

    Check back for updates.

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Galveston Island State Park Galveston, TX

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    Beach Side Closed Until 2022 

    Feb. 24, 2021 - The beach side area of the park (south of FM 3005) is closed to all visitation until 2022 due to renovations. The bay side (north of FM 3005) is open.

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Garner State Park Concan, TX

Goliad State Park & Historic Site Goliad, TX

Goose Island State Park Rockport, TX

Government Canyon State Natural Area San Antonio, TX

Guadalupe River State Park Spring Branch, TX

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    Area Closures

    March 10, 2021 - Turkey Sink camping area is closed until further notice, due to new restroom construction. 

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Hill Country State Natural Area Bandera, TX

Honey Creek State Natural Area Spring Branch, TX

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site El Paso, TX

Huntsville State Park Huntsville, TX

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    Prescribed Burn

    April 5, 2021 - We are conducting a prescribed burn today and tomorrow. Most trails will be closed during the burn. Smoky conditions may linger for a few days.

    Detours in Place

    March 17, 2021 - Due to construction on Interstate 45, you'll need to use detours to reach the park. Find those directions on our Maps page. 

    Restroom Closed

    Feb. 22, 2021 - The Little Beach Restroom in the day-use area is closed until further notice, due to storm damage.

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Indian Lodge Fort Davis, TX

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    Cable TV Outage

    April 13, 2021 - There is no cable at the Indian Lodge through April 30, 2021. 

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Inks Lake State Park Burnet, TX

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    Boat Rentals Closed 

    Feb. 26, 2021 - Boat rentals are currently unavailable.

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Kickapoo Cavern State Park Brackettville, TX

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    No Interior Cave Tours

    Feb. 25, 2021 - Interior cave tours of Kickapoo Cavern are not available until further notice. Check here for updates. 

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Lake Arrowhead State Park Wichita Falls, TX

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park Pittsburg, TX

Lake Brownwood State Park Lake Brownwood, TX

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    Repairs Ongoing

    March 7, 2021 - The park is open but some facilities are closed, undergoing repairs from the winter storm.

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park Laredo, TX

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    Lake Caution Advised

    March 29, 2021 – All boaters are advised to take extra caution while operating watercraft on the lake, due to the unusually low water levels. The park recommends use of shallow bottom boats at this time.

    Reservations Recommended 

    This park and many others often reach capacity; reservations are highly recommended for both camping and day use. To guarantee entrance reserve passes online, or by calling the customer service center, before you visit.

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Lake Colorado City State Park Colorado City, TX

Lake Corpus Christi State Park Mathis, TX

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    Opossum Bend Boat Ramp Closed

    Dec. 22, 2020 - The Opossum Bend Boat Ramp is closed due to low lake levels. The Mesquite Boat Ramp is open at this time.

    COVID Recommendations

    If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety recommendations.

    Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

Lake Livingston State Park Livingston, TX

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      Facility & Boat Ramp Closures

      March 10, 2021 - The park store, marina, pier, and the day-use area boat ramp, are closed. The only open boat ramp (screened shelter area) has restricted access.

      Only overnight campers can use the boat ramp on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. From Monday through Thursday, all visitors can use the boat ramp but parking is very limited.

      These temporary construction closures are due to repairs and improvements of the fishing pier and the boat ramp next to it.

      COVID Recommendations

      If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety recommendations.

      Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

    Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway Mineral Wells, TX

    Lake Tawakoni State Park Wills Point, TX

    Lake Whitney State Park Whitney, TX

    Lockhart State Park Lockhart, TX

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      Storm Repairs

      March 22, 2021 - The park is open. However, there may be interruptions of water or power due to repairs in progress.

      COVID Recommendations

      If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety recommendations.

      Many parks, including this one, often reach capacity on weekends, holidays and some weekdays. We strongly encourage reservations for both day visits and camping, to guarantee your entry.

      Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

    Lost Maples State Natural Area Vanderpool, TX

    Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site Stonewall, TX

    Martin Creek Lake State Park Tatum, TX

    Martin Dies, Jr. State Park Jasper, TX

    McKinney Falls State Park Austin, TX

    Meridian State Park Meridian, TX

    Mission Tejas State Park Grapeland, TX

    Monahans Sandhills State Park Monahans, TX

    • Park alert

      Park HQ Moved

      The Dunagan Visitor Center is closed for renovations. The park office is now at the Sandhills Picnic Pavilion. During this time, you can call the park at (432) 557-3479. Check here for updates.  

      COVID Recommendations

      If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety recommendations.

      Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

    Mother Neff State Park Moody, TX

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      Trail Hours and Closures

      March 12, 2021 - 3.5 miles of trails are open for hiking but the following areas have modified hours or are closed:

      • The gate at the south end of park is closed indefinitely.
      • HQ restrooms close at 4:30 p.m.
      • Campground restrooms will close for cleaning: See park for posted closure times.

      COVID Recommendations

      If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety recommendations.

      Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

    Mustang Island State Park Corpus Christi, TX

    Old Tunnel State Park Fredericksburg, TX

    • Park alert

      No Entry After 5 p.m., November through April.

      From November through April, the park closes at 5 p.m.  

      COVID Recommendations

      If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety recommendations.

      Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

    Palmetto State Park Gonzales, TX

    Palo Duro Canyon State Park Canyon, TX

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      24 Hours in the Canyon

      The park will host 24 Hours in the Canyon June 5-6, 2021. Park Road 5 and Alternate Park Road 5 will be closed from the Soapberry parking lot to Mesquite at the back of the park from 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 5 through noon on Sunday, June 6.

      The CCC Trail starting at the scenic overlook will be available, along with the Trading Post, Old West Stables, and the Visitors Center.

      Lighthouse Cabin Closure

      The Lighthouse Cabin is closed for repairs and improvements. We have not set a reopening date. 

      COVID Recommendations

      If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety recommendations.

      Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

    Pedernales Falls State Park Johnson City, TX

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      Restrictions

      March 10, 2021 - We are open for day-use visits Wednesday through Sunday; camping is allowed every night.

      We are operating at limited capacities. All day-use and camping slots are usually filled in advance. To guarantee entry to the park, please make a reservation online, or by calling the customer service center, before you visit.

      Park gates are closed from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Day-use visitors should plan to arrive during their selected time slot, to assure entrance into the park.

      COVID Recommendations

      If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety recommendations.

      Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

    Possum Kingdom State Park Caddo, TX

    Purtis Creek State Park Eustace, TX

    Ray Roberts Lake State Park Pilot Point, TX

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      Area Closures

      Feb. 22, 2021 - The following areas are closed:

      • Isle du Bois Unit: Pavilions and some campsites
      • Johnson Branch Unit: Pavilion and some campsites 
      • The Greenbelt section of equestrian trail south of Hwy 428.
      • The Greenbelt multiuse trail from 2 miles south of Hwy 428 Park to Hwy 380 Park (which is also closed)

      The following areas at Isle du Bois will be closed June 7-13, for a fishing tournament:

      • Day-use area
      • Boat ramp
      • DORBA Trail parking lot

      Please use other boat ramps and the facilities at Johnson Branch during this time period. Camping and other areas of the park will remain open.

      COVID Recommendations

      If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety recommendations.

      Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

    Resaca de la Palma State Park Brownsville, TX

    San Angelo State Park San Angelo, TX

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      Low Lake Level

      April 7, 2021 - O.C. Fisher Reservoir is at 6 percent full now. You can still launch a boat, but trailer tires will run off the end of the ramp. 

      Restroom Repairs

      Expect intermittent restroom closures in several areas of the park the week of April 19-23 due to repair work. 

      North Shore Gate Locked

      Check in at the South Shore entrance to get the gate code for the North Shore.

      COVID Recommendations

      If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety recommendations.

      Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

    Sea Rim State Park Sabine Pass, TX

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      Park Closed

      April 14, 2021 - The park is closed due to flooding. Check back for updates.

    Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site Comstock, TX

    Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental... Houston, TX

    South Llano River State Park Junction, TX

    Stephen F. Austin State Park San Felipe, TX

    Tyler State Park Tyler, TX

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      Closures

      Feb. 25, 2021 - The Blackjack Campground and the Northside Day Use Area Bathhouse are closed for repairs.

      Construction

      Construction has begun on a new Park Headquarters and Visitors Center and is taking place next to the Cedar Point Camping Area. Campers in Cedar Point should expect construction noise during daylight hours after 7 a.m.

      COVID Recommendations

      If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety recommendations.

      Check here for updates or contact the park for more information.

    Village Creek State Park Lumberton, TX

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      Trail Closures

      Feb. 22, 2021 - About 4 miles of trails are open. The Village Creek, Tupelo, and Yaupon Loop trails, and a portion of Water Oak Trail, are closed. The swimming area is also closed. 

      COVID Recommendations

      If you are planning a visit, please read through our COVID-19 safety  recommendations.

      Check here for updates or contact the park for more information. 

      Wyler Aerial Tramway El Paso, TX

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