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Abilene State Park Tuscola, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Atlanta State Park Atlanta, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Balmorhea State Park Toyahvale, TX

Barton Warnock Visitor Center Terlingua, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

    Interior District alerts

    Aug. 10, 2020:

    • Due to recent rains the unpaved roads are passable but in poor condition. Caution needs to be taken on these roads. Visitors should drive very slowly and have a high clearance vehicle. We are working on improving road conditions, but It is our rainy season and more rain is expected. 
    • Sauceda Ranger Station is open, but store access is limited.
    • Reservations to camp are highly recommended. Reserve online or by calling (512) 389-8900.
    • Composting toilets are open. 
    • Water is available at the Sauceda Ranger Station.
    • All trails are open.
    • 4WD roads and backcountry areas are closed.

    River District alerts

    June 15, 2020:

    • Barton Warnock Visitor Center is open. Exhibits are closed; store access is limited.
    • Advance reservations are highly recommended for day passes and overnight stays. Reserve online or by calling (512) 389-8900.
    • All trails along FM 170 are open. This includes:
      • Contrabando Multi-Use Trail System
      • Closed Canyon
      • Hoodoos
    • All river put-ins are open.

    Fort Leaton open

    June 15, 2020 - Fort Leaton State Historic Site is open.  The rooms of the fort are open for touring, but exhibits are closed.

Bastrop State Park Bastrop, TX

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    Trail Closures & Construction

    These areas are closed until further notice:

    • The Lost Pines Loop (Purple Trail) is closed from the 'Old Road Bed”, east; this includes the north and south portions of the trail. Park visitors will still be able to use the Purple Trail from Park Road 1A to the Old Road Bed.
    • The Orange Trail
    • The 10-acre lake is gone, due to dam failure

    Construction is ongoing at the Group Barracks. Expect construction noise in the Piney Hill and Deer Run camping areas.

    Please obey all signs and barricades for closed areas. Contact the park for more information. 

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Battleship Texas State Historic Site LaPorte, TX

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park Mission, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

    Shuttle Service Suspended

    July 31, 2020 – The park shuttle service is suspended. Check here for updates. 

Big Bend Ranch State Park Marfa, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

    Interior District alerts

    Aug. 10, 2020:

    • Due to recent rains the unpaved roads are passable but in poor condition. Caution needs to be taken on these roads. Visitors should drive very slowly and have a high clearance vehicle. We are working on improving road conditions, but It is our rainy season and more rain is expected. 
    • Sauceda Ranger Station is open, but store access is limited.
    • Reservations to camp are highly recommended. Reserve online or by calling (512) 389-8900.
    • Composting toilets are open. 
    • Water is available at the Sauceda Ranger Station.
    • All trails are open.
    • 4WD roads and backcountry areas are closed.

    River District alerts

    June 15, 2020:

    • Barton Warnock Visitor Center is open. Exhibits are closed; store access is limited.
    • Advance reservations are highly recommended for day passes and overnight stays. Reserve online or by calling (512) 389-8900.
    • All trails along FM 170 are open. This includes:
      • Contrabando Multi-Use Trail System
      • Closed Canyon
      • Hoodoos
    • All river put-ins are open.

    Fort Leaton open

    June 15, 2020 - Fort Leaton State Historic Site is open.  The rooms of the fort are open for touring, but exhibits are closed.

Big Spring State Park Big Spring, TX

  • Park alert

    July 3, 2020: The park is open; day pass reservations are not needed. Please observe the following:

    • Stay at least six feet from people not in your family.
    • Groups larger than 10 people are not allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Face coverings required inside all state park buildings.

Blanco State Park Blanco, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Bonham State Park Bonham, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

    Septic system down

    July 27, 2020 - Camping, showers and the dump station are not available through Dec. 31, 2020, due to septic system failure. If repairs take longer than expected, camping reservations may be cancelled. Check back for updates.

Brazos Bend State Park Needville, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Buescher State Park Smithville, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Caddo Lake State Park Karnack, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway Quitaque, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

    Plan Your Visit

    July 3, 2020 – Expect some changes when you visit.

    • Only credit card payments are accepted at the park; no cash or self-pay transactions are accepted.
    • Face coverings are required inside all state park buildings. The Visitor Center and park store are open; social distancing and a limited number of visitors inside are encouraged. 
    • Reservations are highly recommended for both camping and day use, as we often reach capacity.  You can reserve passes online, or by calling the customer service center, before you visit. 
    • Trailway and back country camping are allowed with proper permits 

    Check here for updates.

Cedar Hill State Park Cedar Hill, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

    Closures 

    June 26, 2020 -These areas are closed due to flood damage:

    • The entire day use area, near the Lakeview camping loop, is closed until 2022 at the earliest. This closure includes the North Boat Ramp, beach swim area, area restrooms,  and the jetty portion of Loop J.
    • Various shoreline campsites
    • Pavilion
    • Some camping areas
    • J-loop day-use area (near Penn Farm)
    • The Marina is permanently closed and bait isn't for sale in the park.


    Trail access depends on weather and trail repairs, please see the park Facebook page for updates.

    Check here for updates. 

Choke Canyon State Park Calliham, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

    Lake Conditions

    June 24, 2020 - Due to low lake levels and vegetation along the shoreline, there is limited access for swimming and bank fishing.

Cleburne State Park Cleburne, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Colorado Bend State Park Bend, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Cooper Lake State Park Cooper, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Copper Breaks State Park Quanah, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Daingerfield State Park Daingerfield, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Davis Mountains State Park Fort Davis, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Devils River State Natural Area Del Rio, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area Rocksprings, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Dinosaur Valley State Park Glen Rose, TX

  • Park alert

    Avoid Stagnant Water

    July 27, 2020 - River flow has decreased, and we have several pools of warm, stagnant water. Stagnant water may have a higher concentration of the amoeba that causes PAM, a very rare brain infection. PAM can occur when fresh water is forced up the nose. Please do not swim in stagnant water.

    Learn more about PAM.

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Eisenhower State Park Denison, TX

  • Park alert

    Swim Beach Closed

    July 21, 2020 -  The park swim beach is closed until further notice. Check here for updates.

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area Fredericksburg, TX

  • Park alert

    Weekend/Holiday Reservations Required

    July 4, 2020 - Advanced reservations for day passes and overnight stays are required at Enchanted Rock on weekends and holidays. Make reservations:

    • Online
    • Call the park: (830) 685-3636, x800
    • Call the Customer Service Center: (512) 389-8900

    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

    May 18, 2020 - 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.

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Estero Llano Grande State Park Weslaco, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Fairfield Lake State Park Fairfield, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Falcon State Park Falcon Heights, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Fort Boggy State Park Centerville, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Fort Leaton State Historic Site Presidio, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

    Interior District alerts

    Aug. 10, 2020:

    • Due to recent rains the unpaved roads are passable but in poor condition. Caution needs to be taken on these roads. Visitors should drive very slowly and have a high clearance vehicle. We are working on improving road conditions, but It is our rainy season and more rain is expected. 
    • Sauceda Ranger Station is open, but store access is limited.
    • Reservations to camp are highly recommended. Reserve online or by calling (512) 389-8900.
    • Composting toilets are open. 
    • Water is available at the Sauceda Ranger Station.
    • All trails are open.
    • 4WD roads and backcountry areas are closed.

    River District alerts

    June 15, 2020:

    • Barton Warnock Visitor Center is open. Exhibits are closed; store access is limited.
    • Advance reservations are highly recommended for day passes and overnight stays. Reserve online or by calling (512) 389-8900.
    • All trails along FM 170 are open. This includes:
      • Contrabando Multi-Use Trail System
      • Closed Canyon
      • Hoodoos
    • All river put-ins are open.

    Fort Leaton open

    June 15, 2020 - Fort Leaton State Historic Site is open.  The rooms of the fort are open for touring, but exhibits are closed.

Fort Parker State Park Mexia, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

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

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Franklin Mountains State Park El Paso, TX

  • Park alert

    Park Open for Limited Day Visits

    June 12, 2020 - The park is open for day visits. The Ron Coleman Trail is closed until further notice for restoration purposes

    Advance reservations are required (even for those with park passes).  Reserve day passes 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.
    • We are not conducting transactions or hosting events for now. Park headquarters is staffed, but closed to visitors.
    • No camping allowed.

    Check back for updates.

Galveston Island State Park Galveston, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

    Beach Side Closed Until 2022 

    July 27, 2020 - 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.

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

Garner State Park Concan, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Goliad State Park & Historic Site Goliad, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Goose Island State Park Rockport, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

    Island Bayfront Area Closure

    July 28, 2020 - The Island Bayfront area and fishing pier are closed for construction and repairs of hurricane damage. The closure is expected to last several months. This will impact fishing and birding access and other day-use activities. Visitors must stay out of closed areas.

    Warbler Way Restrooms Closed

    Warbler Way restrooms are closed for renovations through Aug. 16, 2020.

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

Government Canyon State Natural Area San Antonio, TX

  • Park alert

    Closed to day-use only visitation until Aug. 21.

    Aug. 7, 2020 - An individual at the Natural Area tested positive for COVID-19. Out of an abundance of caution, we are closed to day-use only visitors until Aug. 21, 2020. People with Save the Day passes through Aug. 17, will be notified about refunds.

Guadalupe River State Park Spring Branch, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

    Area Closures

    July 14, 2020 - Turkey Sink camping area is closed until further notice, due to new restroom construction. The Day-use area playground and restrooms are closed; portable toilets are available in the area. No water is available in this area, except for a working faucet with potable water just outside the Discovery Center.

    Check here for updates.

Hill Country State Natural Area Bandera, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Honey Creek State Natural Area Spring Branch, TX

  • Park closure alert

    May 18, 2020 - The park is closed. It is only accessible by tour when open, and we are not hosting tours at this time.

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site El Paso, TX

  • Park closure alert

    Park Closed Until Aug. 13 

    Aug. 2, 2020 – An individual at the Park has tested positive for COVID-19. At this time, out of an abundance of caution, the park will close and will reopen for overnight and day use reservations on Aug. 13, 2020.  Guests with overnight and day-use reservations through Aug. 12, 2020, will be notified about refunds and reservation transfer options.

    Check here for updates. 

Huntsville State Park Huntsville, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Indian Lodge Fort Davis, TX

  • Park alert

    Temporary Closures

    July 24, 2020 - The historic lobby and the swimming pool are closed due to renovations. 
    The Black Bear Restaurant is open for carry-out only. 

     

Inks Lake State Park Burnet, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

    Park Store Closed Until Aug. 22

    The Park Store will be closed from August 17 - 21, 2020,  for inventory. Stores that provide bait, ice, and groceries are a few minutes south of the park, on Park Rd. 4. Contact the park for more information. 

Kickapoo Cavern State Park Brackettville, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Lake Arrowhead State Park Wichita Falls, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park Pittsburg, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Lake Brownwood State Park Lake Brownwood, TX

  • Park alert

    Restroom Closures

    June 3, 2020 - Restrooms are closed in the Council Bluff and Comanche Trail camping areas. Portable toilets are available for use in those areas and the showers and sinks are still accessible. 

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park Laredo, TX

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    Park open Fridays-Sundays

    July 3, 2020 - The park is open for day use Fridays through Sundays, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., and closed Mondays through Thursdays. Some restrictions are in place:

    • Only 250 people will be allowed in each day.
    • Advance day pass reservations are required. Reserve passes online or call the customer service center  before you visit. Spanish-speaking agents are available at the CSC.
    • Face coverings are required in all state park buildings.
    • No groups of over five people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Campsites, the fishing pier, park headquarters and most buildings are closed (some restrooms are open).
    • We have cancelled all in-person events and equipment rentals and loans.

    Please help keep the park safe for everyone by cleaning spaces used by you and your family and using the available hand-washing stations.

Lake Colorado City State Park Colorado City, TX

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    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Lake Corpus Christi State Park Mathis, TX

  • Park alert

    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

Lake Livingston State Park Livingston, TX

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    Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

    Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

    Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

    What to know before you visit:

    • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
    • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
    • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
    • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
    • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
    • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
    • In-person events will have limited capacity.
    • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
    • Check travel restrictions before you go.

    Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

    Check back here for updates.

      Facility & Boat Ramp Closures

      July 15, 2020 - The Hercules Club Loop, park store, marina, pier, and the day-use area boat ramp, are closed. The only open boat ramp (screened shelter area) has restricted access.

      Beginning July 24, 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.

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

    Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway Mineral Wells, TX

    • Park alert

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

    Lake Somerville State Park & Trailway Somerville, TX

    • Park alert

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

      Newman's Bottom Parking

      Feb. 1, 2020 – Newman's Bottom parking area is now open. The road to the parking area has changed; the single-lane road narrows in places. Drive slowly and be courteous to other users. Trailers are NOT allowed at the Newman Parking area. Please park only in designated areas.

      Trailway Open to Horses

      July 14, 2020 – 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.

      Check here for updates or contact the park for the most recent information.

    Lake Tawakoni State Park Wills Point, TX

    • Park alert

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

      Invasive Ants

      Argentine ants, an invasive species, are in this park. While they can impact native wildlife and be a nuisance to park visitors, they do not bite or sting.

      TPWD is working to reduce the ants without harming natural resources. State Parks policy allows you to treat camping gear and equipment with over-the-counter chemicals, according to label. You cannot apply pesticides to park property. Before leaving, thoroughly inspect your vehicle, RV, camping gear, and other equipment, and notify staff if you find ants.

      Learn more about invasive ants and how to avoid spreading them.


      Contact the park for more information. 

       

    Lake Whitney State Park Whitney, TX

    • Park alert

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

      Telephone Outage

      Aug. 11, 2020 - Park telephone lines our down. Check here for updates.

    Lockhart State Park Lockhart, TX

    • Park alert

      Pool Closed Until 2021

      The swimming pool is closed until the 2021 season. 

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

    Longhorn Cavern State Park Burnet, TX

    Lost Maples State Natural Area Vanderpool, TX

    • Park alert

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

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

    • Park alert

      Park Store Closed Until Aug. 14

      The park store is closed through Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 for inventory.

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

    Martin Creek Lake State Park Tatum, TX

    • Park alert

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

    Martin Dies, Jr. State Park Jasper, TX

    • Park alert

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

    McKinney Falls State Park Austin, TX

    • Park alert

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

    Meridian State Park Meridian, TX

    • Park alert

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

    Mission Tejas State Park Grapeland, TX

    • Park alert

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

    Monahans Sandhills State Park Monahans, TX

    • Park alert

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

    Mother Neff State Park Moody, TX

    • Park alert

      Trail Hours and Closures

      June 15, 2020 - 3.5 miles of trails are open for hiking but the following areas have modified hours or are closed:

      • The main gate near HQ is open from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
      • 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.
      • Some areas of the park are closed due to past flood damage.
      • There is no fishing access in the park.
      • Visitor Center will be open from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. and closed from 12 p.m. -1 p.m.


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

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

    Mustang Island State Park Corpus Christi, TX

    • Park alert

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

    Old Tunnel State Park Fredericksburg, TX

    Palmetto State Park Gonzales, TX

    • Park alert

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

    Palo Duro Canyon State Park Canyon, TX

    • Park alert

      Park Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      July 3, 2020 – Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Advance day pass and camping reservations are required. Reserve them online, or by calling the customer service center, before you visit.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required in all state park buildings.
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • We have cancelled all in-person events and equipment rentals and loans.
      • Park hours are 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

    Pedernales Falls State Park Johnson City, TX

    • Park alert

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

      Restrictions

      June 22, 2020 - We are open for day-use visitors, 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.

      The following closures are in place:

      • Bird blinds and the Primitive and Youth Group camping areas, are closed.
      • Park is closed to day-use only visitors on Monday and Tuesday

    Possum Kingdom State Park Caddo, TX

    • Park alert

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

    Purtis Creek State Park Eustace, TX

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      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

    Ray Roberts Lake State Park Pilot Point, TX

    • Park alert

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

      Area Closures

      Aug. 8, 2020 – 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 Hwy 428 Park to Hwy 380 Park (which is also closed)

       

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

    Resaca de la Palma State Park Brownsville, TX

    • Park alert

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

    San Angelo State Park San Angelo, TX

    • Park alert

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

    Sea Rim State Park Sabine Pass, TX

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      Current Restrictions

      Credit cards only, no cash or check payments allowed at this time. Kayak/canoe rentals are not available.

      Contact the park for more information.

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

    Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site Comstock, TX

    • Park alert

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

      Park open for day visits

      June 17, 2020 -  The park is closed to camping and is only open for day visits, due to a repair project. Designated trails are open. Reserve passes online or by calling the customer service center before you visit.

      We are now leading small group tours (10 people or less). You must reserve tour tickets in advance online.

      Check here for updates. 

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

    • Park alert

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

    South Llano River State Park Junction, TX

    • Park alert

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

    Stephen F. Austin State Park San Felipe, TX

    • Park alert

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

    Tyler State Park Tyler, TX

    • Park alert

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

    Village Creek State Park Lumberton, TX

    • Park alert

      Area Closures

      May 3, 2020 - These areas are closed for hurricane and flood damage repairs:

      • The  swimming area is closed with no creek access
      • 4.5 miles of trails are closed; 3.5 miles are open
      • Primitive Camping Area is closed  to visitation 

      Check here or on our Facebook page for updates.

      Most State Parks Open for Day Visits and Camping 

      Aug, 3, 2020 – Most state parks, including this one, are open. Some limitations and guidelines are in place for everyone's safety. 

      Many parks have reduced their capacity at this time. We strongly encourage making day pass and camping reservations before you visit. Reserve them online or by calling (512) 389-8900.

      What to know before you visit:

      • Face coverings are required inside state buildings, including restrooms.
      • We are not accepting cash or checks; credit cards only. 
      • No groups of over 10 people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
      • Maintain at least a six-foot distance from people not in your group.
      • Most park headquarters, visitor centers and stores are open.
      • We are not renting or loaning equipment.
      • In-person events will have limited capacity.
      • Park hours may be adjusted - be sure to check park hours before you visit. Contact the park for the gate code during regular hours if you will be arriving after hours to camp. 
      • Check travel restrictions before you go.

      Learn how to stay healthy when you visit

      Check back here for updates.

    Wyler Aerial Tramway El Paso, TX

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