Search State Parks

Abilene State Park Tuscola, TX

  • Park alert

    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

  • Park alert

    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

  • Park alert

      Trail Race

      Expect heavy traffic on park trails and roads on May 8-9, due to a trail race. Please use caution when driving park roads. 

      Closures

      April 24, 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

    • Park alert

      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

    Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway Quitaque, TX

    • Park alert

      Park Open

      Mar. 10, 2021 - The park is open but water availability may be intermittent and water may not be available at some sites.

      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.

    Cedar Hill State Park Cedar Hill, TX

    • Park alert

      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

    • Park alert

      Lake Conditions

      May 5, 2021 - 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

    • Park alert

      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

    • Park alert

      Single-lane Water Crossing 

      May 7, 2021 - The creek crossing near the boat ramp is down to one lane; If you have an extra-wide RV, please contact the park for more information.   

      Plan Your Visit

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

      Many parks reach capacity on weekends, holidays and some weekdays. To guarantee entrance, reserve passes online or by calling the customer service center, before you visit.

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

    Daingerfield State Park Daingerfield, TX

    Davis Mountains State Park Fort Davis, TX

    • Park alert

      Road Maintenance 

      Road maintenance will occur the week of May 17, on Park Rd. 3 and 3A, including Skyline Drive. Road closures, traffic delays, heavy machinery and loud sounds are expected during work hours.

      Please observe all closures and traffic direction by flaggers, until areas are clear.

      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.

    Devils River State Natural Area Del Rio, TX

    • Park alert

      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

    • Park alert

      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

    • Park alert

      OHV Trails Closed

      April 15, 2021 - The OHV trails are closed due to wet conditions. 

      Swim Beach Access

      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

    • Park alert

      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

      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

    • Park alert

      Trail Closure

      April 1, 2021 - The Big Brown Creek 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

    • Park alert

      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

    • Park alert

      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

    • Park alert

      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

    • Park alert

      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

    • Park alert

      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

    • Park alert

      Flooding Closures

      May 5, 2021 - The park is open, but some areas are closed at least through May 13, due to river flooding. Closed areas include:

      • San Antonio River Trail
      • Paddling Trail
      • Longhorn Campground
      • Vaquero Campground

      COVID Recommendations

      Read through park COVID recommendations before your visit.

    Goose Island State Park Rockport, TX

    Government Canyon State Natural Area San Antonio, TX

    Guadalupe River State Park Spring Branch, TX

    • Park alert

      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

    • Park alert

      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

    • Park closure alert

      Lodge Closures in May 

      The entire Lodge, including the Gift Shop and Black Bear Restaurant will be closed May 10 through 13, and May 17 through 20, 2021, due to road and facilities work. 

      Cable TV Outage

      There is currently no cable service at the lodge through at least the end of May.    

      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

    • Park alert

      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

    • Park alert

      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

    Lake Casa Blanca International State Park Laredo, TX

    • Park alert

      Lake Caution Advised

      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

    • Park alert

      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

    • Park alert

        Fishing Pier Closed

        April 28, 2021 - The fishing pier is closed for 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.

      Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway Mineral Wells, TX

      • Park alert

        Area Closures

        Apr. 29, 2021 - Rock climbing, Cross Timbers and Back Country trails, and the primitive camping area, are closed due to wet conditions.

        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 Somerville State Park & Trailway Somerville, TX

      • Park alert

        Trailway Open to Horses

        Jan. 1, 2021 - The Trailway is open to hikers, bikers and horseback riders.  Two miles of access are available from the Nails Creek Unit and 7 miles are available from the Birch Creek Unit.  The area around Flag Pond, CR 125, CR 140 and the Sandhill are also open to all users.  

        You must possess a current negative Coggins test for your horse. Equestrian parking for the Trailway is permitted at the access gate on CR 125 and CR 140.

        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 Tawakoni State Park Wills Point, TX

      Lake Whitney State Park Whitney, TX

      Lockhart State Park Lockhart, TX

      Longhorn Cavern State Park Burnet, TX

      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

      • Park alert

        Park Closed June 6-20

        May 5, 2021 - The entire park is scheduled to be closed from Sunday, June 6 through Sunday, June 20, 2021, due to road work.   

        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.

      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

      • Park alert

        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

      • Park alert

        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

      • Park alert

        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 noon to 2 p.m. Day-use visitors should plan to arrive during their selected time slot, to assure entry 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

      • Park alert

        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

      • Park alert

        Low Lake Level

        April 26, 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. 

        The boat ramp may be intermittently blocked by work barges. A dredge project is underway on the lake through the end of May

        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

      • Park alert

        East Beach Closed 

        April 19, 2021 - The east beach is closed; the west and central beaches are open. 

        Gambusia Trail Closed

        The Gambusia Trail is closed 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.

      Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site Comstock, TX

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

      • Park alert

        Observation Tower Closed

        May 2, 2021 - The John Jacob Observation Tower is closed for repairs.

        COVID Recommendations

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

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

      South Llano River State Park Junction, TX

      Stephen F. Austin State Park San Felipe, TX

      • Park alert

        Trails Closed

        April 30, 2021 - All trails are closed due to standing water. Campsites are open, but also have standing water.

        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.

      Tyler State Park Tyler, TX

      • Park alert

        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

      • Park alert

        Trail Closures

        April 22, 2021 - Village Slough Trail (inner and outer loops) and a small portion of Water Oak Trail are closed due to restoration work. These trails should reopen on April 28. 

        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

        Park Alerts

        Campsites

        Cabins & Lodging

        Amenities

        Hiking & Biking

        Swimming

        Water Access

        Fishing & Boating

        Equestrian

        History, Culture & Nature

        Day Use

        Groups