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Abilene State Park Tuscola, TX

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    Delayed Opening

    Feb. 2, 2023 - Park headquarters will have a delayed opening of 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023 due to winter weather. The park is open, but please check road conditions before traveling. If you visit, please make reservations online or use the self-pay station to pay fees. Check road conditions before traveling.

    Boat Ramp Closure

    Aug. 25, 2022 - The boat ramps are closed due to the low lake level. Contact the park or check back for updates.

Atlanta State Park Atlanta, TX

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    Delayed Opening

    Feb. 1, 2023 - Park headquarters will have a delayed opening of 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023 due to winter weather. The park is open, but please check road conditions before traveling. If you visit, make reservations online or pay fees using the self-pay station.

    Firewood Quarantine

    July 7, 2022 - This county is under a quarantine to prevent the spread of the emerald ash borer to other areas of the state. This means movement of firewood is restricted. 

    Please buy firewood where you burn it to prevent the spread of diseases and pests.

    Contact the park for more information.

Balmorhea State Park Toyahvale, TX

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    Reservations Recommended

    June 1, 2022 - We strongly encourage you to purchase day passes in advance for the summer months, weekends, school breaks and holidays. Day passes often sell out throughout the summer.

    The park's overnight facilities are closed for renovations.

    Contact the park for more information.

Barton Warnock Visitor Center Terlingua, TX

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    Road Conditions

    Jan. 8, 2023 - The main park road to the Sauceda Ranger Station is open for all vehicles. The road east of Sauceda is accessible by 2WD high clearance vehicles. The Road to Nowhere and Lower Shutup trailhead are closed until further notice. All roads are rugged and unpaved. Be prepared.

    Sauceda Ranger Station

    Jan. 1, 2023 - The Sauceda Ranger Station is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. Limited services are available. 

    • Check in for camping, the bunkhouse, and day passes at Fort Leaton or Barton Warnock.
    • Call either of these sites or email us with questions.
    • Souvenirs and concessions are only available at Fort Leaton or Barton Warnock.
    • Sauceda staff may collect fees, print permits and make reservation changes on a limited basis
    • Shower, restrooms and ice are available 24/7

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

Bastrop State Park Bastrop, TX

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      Closures

      Dec. 21, 2022 - These areas are closed:

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

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

    Big Bend Ranch State Park Marfa, TX

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      Closures

      The interior of the park will be closed on the following dates:

      • 8 p.m. Jan. 29 to 8 a.m. Feb. 3

      Only permitted hunters will be allowed in the park on these dates. 

      Road Conditions

      Jan. 8, 2023 - The main park road to the Sauceda Ranger Station is open for all vehicles. The road east of Sauceda is accessible by 2WD high clearance vehicles. The Road to Nowhere and Lower Shutup trailhead are closed until further notice. All roads are rugged and unpaved. Be prepared.

      Sauceda Ranger Station

      Jan. 1, 2023 - The Sauceda Ranger Station is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. Limited services are available. 

      • Check in for camping, the bunkhouse, and day passes at Fort Leaton or Barton Warnock.
      • Call either of these sites or email us with questions.
      • Souvenirs and concessions are only available at Fort Leaton or Barton Warnock.
      • Sauceda staff may collect fees, print permits and make reservation changes on a limited basis
      • Shower, restrooms and ice are available 24/7

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

    Big Spring State Park Big Spring, TX

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      Bathrooms Closed

      Jan. 25, 2023 - The bathrooms are closed due to freezing weather. Contact the park or check back for updates.

    Blanco State Park Blanco, TX

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      Campground Closure

      Feb. 2, 2023 - The campground is closed until February 9, 2023 to clear tree limbs and debris from recent weather. Contact the park or check back for updates.

    Brazos Bend State Park Needville, TX

    Buescher State Park Smithville, TX

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      Construction/Lake Closure

      Jan. 1, 2022 - The Buescher State Park Lake is closed for construction. The project should be complete sometime in 2023.

      Access to the lake and lakeshore is closed, and fishing and boating are not available. Campgrounds and trails are open.

      Expect construction noise, construction traffic on the roadways, and possible road closures.

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

    Caddo Lake State Park Karnack, TX

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      Boat Ramp and Rentals Closed

      Jan. 31, 2023 - The boat ramp and canoe rentals are closed due to flooding. Contact the park or check back for updates.

      Firewood Quarantine

      July 7, 2022 - This county is under a quarantine to prevent the spread of the emerald ash borer to other areas of the state. This means movement of firewood is restricted. 

      Please buy firewood where you burn it to prevent the spread of diseases and pests.

      Contact the park for more information.

    Cedar Hill State Park Cedar Hill, TX

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      Delayed Opening

      Feb. 2, 2023 - Park headquarters will have a delayed opening of 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023 due to winter weather. The park is open, but please check road conditions before traveling. If you visit, make reservations online or pay fees using the self-pay station. 

      Visiting the Park

      We highly recommend reserving day passes in advance for weekends and holidays. If your plans change, please modify or cancel your reservation to allow someone else to visit. 

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

      Prescribed Burns

      Jan. 3, 2023 - We plan to conduct prescribed burns over the next four months. Burns can happen when weather and other factors are favorable.

      Fire operations and smoke may impact your visit. Some camping areas, facilities, trails and day-use areas may be closed. Contact the park to learn how this may affect your stay.

      Firewood Quarantine

      July 7, 2022 - This county is under a quarantine to prevent the spread of the emerald ash borer to other areas of the state. This means movement of firewood is restricted. 

      Please buy firewood where you burn it to prevent the spread of diseases and pests.

      Invasive Ants

      Argentine ants have been identified in some campsites in the park. These invasive ants do not sting. Please be prepared to treat around your vehicle and camping equipment.

      Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is working with experts to reduce the number of ants without harming the park's natural resources. Learn more about the Argentine ant

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

    Cleburne State Park Cleburne, TX

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      Delayed Opening

      Feb. 2, 2023 - Park headquarters will have a delayed opening of noon on Friday, Feb. 3, 2023 due to winter weather. The park is open, but please check road conditions before traveling. If you visit, make reservations online or pay fees at the self-pay station.

    Colorado Bend State Park Bend, TX

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      Boat Ramp Use Limited

      June 28, 2022 - The boat ramp is closed to boats requiring a trailer to load or unload due to low water level. Only kayaks and hand loaded/unloaded watercraft are allowed to use the ramp. Contact the park for more information. 

    Cooper Lake State Park Cooper, TX

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      Headquarters Closed

      Jan. 30, 2023 - Headquarters at both units will close at noon today and remain closed until icy road conditions improve. The park is open. If you visit, make reservations online or pay fees at the self-pay station. Please check road conditions before traveling. 

      Trail Alerts

      Trails are closed to horseback riders after rainfall. Check conditions before you come by calling the park. 

    Copper Breaks State Park Quanah, TX

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      Delayed Opening

      Feb. 2, 2023 - Park headquarters will have a delayed opening of 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023 due to winter weather. The park is open, but please check road conditions before traveling. If you visit, make reservations online or pay fees at the self-pay station. 

      Park Closures

      The park will be closed on the following dates:

      • 10 p.m. Feb. 10 to 8 a.m. Feb. 13
      • 10 p.m. Feb. 24 to 8 a.m. Feb. 27

      Only permitted hunters will be allowed in the park on these dates. 

      Museum Closed

      Sept. 22, 2022 - The museum at park headquarters is closed for renovations.

    Daingerfield State Park Daingerfield, TX

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      Firewood Quarantine

      July 25, 2022 - This county is under a quarantine to prevent the spread of the emerald ash borer to other areas of the state. This means movement of firewood is restricted. 

      Please buy firewood where you burn it to prevent the spread of diseases and pests.

    Davis Mountains State Park Fort Davis, TX

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      Partial Trail Closure

      Jan. 27, 2023 - The Indian Lodge trailhead is closed due to renovations at Indian Lodge and can be accessed from the Montezuma Quail Trail only. The trail is 1.5 miles round trip from that intersection. Contact the park for details.

      Trail Closure

      July 21, 2021 - The CCC Trail is closed for repairs. 

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

      Renovations Closure

      Indian Lodge, including the Black Bear Restaurant, is closed for renovations through January 2024.

    Devils River State Natural Area Del Rio, TX

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      Paddler Notice

      Sept. 17, 2021 - The Devils Back paddler take-out is closed due to road construction. Permit itineraries that do not include Devils Back are not affected. 

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

      Del Norte Unit Closures

      The Del Norte unit of the park will be closed on the following dates:

      • 5 p.m. Dec. 12 to 8 a.m. Dec. 23
      • 5 p.m. Jan. 2 to 8 a.m. Feb. 3

      Only permitted hunters will be allowed in the park on these dates. 

    Dinosaur Valley State Park Glen Rose, TX

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      Delayed Opening

      Feb. 3, 2023 - Park headquarters will have a delayed opening of 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 3, 2023 due to winter weather. The park is open, but please check road conditions before traveling. If you visit, make reservations online or pay fees using the self-pay station. Check back for updates.

      Trails & Tracks Notice

      Feb. 3, 2023 - All trails are closed due to winter weather and runoff. Tracks are not visible.

      Reservations Recommended

      We often reach capacity and highly recommend reservations for both camping and day use. Reserve passes online or by calling the customer service center before you visit.

    Eisenhower State Park Denison, TX

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      Headquarters Closed

      Jan. 31, 2023 - Park headquarters is closed due to winter weather conditions. The park is open, but please check road conditions before traveling. If you visit, make reservations online or pay fees using the self-pay station. 

      Trail Closure

      Jan. 24, 2023 – The Ironweed OHV trail system is closed due to recent weather. Contact the park or check back for updates.

      Restroom Closure

      Jan. 18, 2023 - The Deer Haven Restrooms are closed for maintenance.  Restrooms are available nearby at the Fossil Ridge Camping Area, and showers are available at the Bois D’ Arc Camping Area or in the Day-use Area. 

      Facility Closures

      Jan. 18, 2023 - Utility work on the Armadillo Hill Camping Loop is underway. Most sites, the restrooms in the loop and the dump station are closed. Restrooms are available in other areas. 

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

    Enchanted Rock State Natural Area Fredericksburg, TX

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      Delayed Opening

      Feb. 2, 2023 - Park headquarters will have a delayed opening of 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023 due to winter weather. The park is open, but please check road conditions before traveling. If you visit, make reservations online or pay fees using the self-pay station. 

      Reservations Required

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

      Trail Closures

      Get trail status updates here, or on our Facebook page or Twitter feed.

      Conserve Water!

      Due to dry conditions, we urge you to use water wisely when you visit. Bring your own drinking water or you can buy bottled water at headquarters.

    Falcon State Park Falcon Heights, TX

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      Boat Ramp Closed

      Jan. 1, 2022 - Falcon's boat ramp is closed due to low water levels. 

    Fort Boggy State Park Centerville, TX

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      Boat Ramp Closed

      Aug. 10, 2022 - The boat ramp is closed due to low water levels. Contact the park or check back for updates.

    Fort Leaton State Historic Site Presidio, TX

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      Road Conditions

      Jan. 8, 2023 - The main park road to the Sauceda Ranger Station is open for all vehicles. The road east of Sauceda is accessible by 2WD high clearance vehicles. The Road to Nowhere and Lower Shutup trailhead are closed until further notice. All roads are rugged and unpaved. Be prepared.

      Sauceda Ranger Station

      Jan. 1, 2023 - The Sauceda Ranger Station is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. Limited services are available. 

      • Check in for camping, the bunkhouse, and day passes at Fort Leaton or Barton Warnock.
      • Call either of these sites or email us with questions.
      • Souvenirs and concessions are only available at Fort Leaton or Barton Warnock.
      • Sauceda staff may collect fees, print permits and make reservation changes on a limited basis
      • Shower, restrooms and ice are available 24/7

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

    Fort Parker State Park Mexia, TX

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      Recreation Hall Restrooms Closed

      June 7, 2022 - The restrooms at the Group Recreation Hall are closed due to renovations. Check back for updates.

    Franklin Mountains State Park El Paso, TX

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      Trail Closure

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

      Reservations Recommended

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

      Other restrictions:

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

      Check back for updates.

    Garner State Park Concan, TX

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      Delayed Opening

      Feb. 1, 2023 - Park headquarters will open at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, due to winter weather conditions. Check back for updates. 

      Feral Hog Notice

      Sept. 6, 2022 - Beware of feral hogs. Do not leave food unattended. Hogs will get into ice chests.

    Goliad State Park & Historic Site Goliad, TX

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      Wi-Fi Outage

      Aug. 9, 2022 - Wi-Fi is currently unavailable in the park. Check back for updates.

    Goose Island State Park Rockport, TX

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      Water Alert

      Jan. 10, 2023 - Water to the Wooded Area Camp Loop and restrooms will be shut off intermittently due to a water line break. A portion of the road on Warbler Way across from the Warbler restroom will also be closed (between sites 125 & 146).

      You can fill freshwater tanks in the day use area. Water services & restrooms are open in the Bayfront Area Camp Loop.

      Duck Season

      Oct. 13, 2022 - During duck hunting season, please expect more boat traffic than usual.

      Contact the park for more information. 

    Huntsville State Park Huntsville, TX

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      Area Closures

      • Aug. 19, 2022 - The swimming area and swim platform are closed due to low water levels.
      • March 4, 2022 - Boathouse is closed for renovations. Kayak rentals are available near Lake Raven. Other boat rentals will resume when the boathouse reopens.
      • Feb. 22, 2021 - The Little Beach Restroom in the day-use area is closed until further notice, due to storm damage.

    Indian Lodge Fort Davis, TX

    • Park closure alert

      Lodge Closure

      Indian Lodge, including the Black Bear Restaurant, is closed for renovations through January 2024.

      Partial Trail Closure

      Jan. 27, 2023 - The Indian Lodge trailhead is closed due to renovations at Indian Lodge and can be accessed from the Montezuma Quail Trail only. The trail is 1.5 miles round trip from that intersection. Contact the park for details.

    Inks Lake State Park Burnet, TX

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      Delayed Opening

      Feb. 1, 2023 - Park headquarters will open at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, due to winter weather conditions. The park is open, but please check road conditions before traveling. If you visit, make reservations online or pay fees using the self-pay station. 

      Restroom Closure

      Jan. 26, 2023 - Restroom 8 (near Devil’s Waterhole area) is closed due to construction until mid-March 2023. Restroom 7 is closest open restroom. Contact the park or check back for updates.

      Construction Noise

      Oct. 6, 2022 - The new headquarters building is under construction near the West Loop camping area.  Expect loud noise from heavy equipment during daylight hours after 7 a.m. until Aug. 2023. 

    Kickapoo Cavern State Park Brackettville, TX

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      No Hot Water

      Dec. 1, 2022 - The restrooms do not have hot water. Check back for updates or contact the park for details.

    Lake Arrowhead State Park Wichita Falls, TX

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      Delayed Opening

      Feb. 2, 2023 - Park headquarters will have a delayed opening of 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023 due to winter weather. The park is open, but please check road conditions before traveling. If you visit, make reservations online or pay fees using the self-pay station. 

      Construction Alert

      Nov. 2, 2022 - Expect road construction from late November to early summer. Some parts of the park will be closed during construction. Contact the park or check back for updates.

    Lake Bob Sandlin State Park Pittsburg, TX

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      Headquarters Closed

      Feb. 1, 2023 - Park headquarters is closed due to winter weather conditions. The park is open; please check road conditions before traveling. If you visit, make reservations online or pay fees at the self-pay station.

      Check back for updates.

      Fishing Pier and Boat Ramp Closed

      Feb. 1, 2023 - The fishing pier and boat ramp are closed due to icy conditions. Check back for updates.

    Lake Casa Blanca International State Park Laredo, TX

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      Boat Ramp Closure

      Jan. 25, 2023 - The boat ramp is closed for repairs. Contact the park or check back for updates.

      Restroom Closure

      Nov. 16, 2022 - Restroom E (Rock Barn day-use area) and Restroom G (Lago Vista day-use area) are closed for repairs. Please use the restrooms at headquarters, the boat ramp, or Day-use Area H.

      Construction Closures

      The fishing pier, fishing pier restroom and Fishing Pier Road are closed due to construction through January 2023. 

      Contact the park at (956) 725-3826 for more information.

      Boat Dock Removed

      July 28, 2021 - The boat dock has been removed pending future replacement.

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

    Lake Colorado City State Park Colorado City, TX

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      Headquarters Closed

      Jan. 30, 2023 - Park headquarters will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 31, and Feb. 1, due to winter weather conditions. 

      The park will remain open, but check road conditions before traveling. If you visit, make reservations online or pay fees at the self-pay station. 

      Restroom Closures

      Dec. 19, 2022 - The day-use restrooms are closed for winter to avoid pipe breakage. All other restrooms remain open. 

      Check here for updates.

    Lake Livingston State Park Livingston, TX

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      Water Outages

      Dec. 8, 2022 - The park is experiencing ongoing water supply issues. Temporary repairs are allowing water to flow; however, water may not be available at all times and in all facilities. Please bring enough water for your visit.

      We are not taking camping or day pass reservations until this issue is resolved. Contact the customer service center at (512) 389-8900 to cancel or modify your reservation. 

      Check back for updates.

    Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway Mineral Wells, TX

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      Weather Closures

      Feb. 2, 2023 - Park headquarters, rock climbing, and back country and Cross Timbers trails are closed due to icy conditions. Water may not be available in the park.

      The park is open but check road conditions before traveling. If you visit, make reservations online or pay fees using the self-pay station.

      Trailway Closures

      Jan. 20, 2022 - Part of the trailway, from FM 1195 in Mineral Wells to the Vietnam War Memorial, is closed. Please observe closure signs for your safety.

      Firewood Quarantine

      July 7, 2022 - This county is under a quarantine to prevent the spread of the emerald ash borer to other areas of the state. This means movement of firewood is restricted. 

      Please buy firewood where you burn it to prevent the spread of diseases and pests.

      Contact the park for more information.

    Lake Somerville State Park & Trailway Somerville, TX

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      Low Lake Level

      Oct. 13, 2022 - The lake level is extremely low. The Nails Creek Boat Ramp is closed. The Birch Creek Boat Ramp is open for small watercraft only.

      Facility Closures

      Jan. 1, 2023 - The fishing pier is closed due to damage.

    Lake Tawakoni State Park Wills Point, TX

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      Headquarters Closed

      Jan. 31, 2023 - Park headquarters and store are closed due to icy road conditions. The park is open, but please check road conditions before traveling. If you visit, make reservations online or pay fees using the self-pay station. Check back for updates.

    Martin Creek Lake State Park Tatum, TX

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      Reservations Recommended

      Jan. 15, 2023 - Reservations are highly recommended for boaters participating in the fishing tournament. Make reservations online and call (903) 836 - 4336 for the tournament schedule.

      Low Lake Level

      Jan. 3, 2023 - Both boat ramps are open but the lake is 2.5 feet low. Please use extra caution loading and unloading your boat and navigating the lake. Contact the park or visit the park’s Facebook page for the latest information.

      Firewood Quarantine

      July 25, 2022 - This county is under a quarantine to prevent the spread of the emerald ash borer to other areas of the state. This means movement of firewood is restricted. 

      Please buy firewood where you burn it to prevent the spread of diseases and pests.

    McKinney Falls State Park Austin, TX

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      Trails Closure

      Feb. 3, 2023 - The Homestead, Flint Rock and Williamson Creek Overlook trails are closed due to ice storm conditions and cleanup. Check back for updates.

      Reservations Recommended

      We strongly encourage you to purchase day passes in advance for weekends, school breaks and holidays. Day passes sell out every weekend and holiday.

    Meridian State Park Meridian, TX

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      Boat Ramp & Pier Closed

      July 13, 2022 - The boat ramp and fishing pier are closed due to low water levels in the lake. 

    Mission Tejas State Park Grapeland, TX

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      Park Closure

      The entire park will be closed beginning July 1, 2023 through the end of the year for improvements.

    Monahans Sandhills State Park Monahans, TX

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      Park HQ Moved

      Jan. 1, 2022 - The Dunagan Visitor Center is closed for renovations. The park office is now at the Sandhills Picnic Pavilion.

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

    Mother Neff State Park Moody, TX

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      Closures

      Jan. 1, 2023 - The following areas are closed:

      • The gate at the south end of park 
      • Pavilions (Rock Tabernacle, Breezeway, & Wood Tabernacle)
      • Day-use area
      • Water-only campsites

      Swimming and fishing are unavailable until flood repairs and cleanup are completed.

      Restroom Hours

      HQ restrooms close at 4 p.m.

      Campground restrooms close for cleaning. We will post closure times in the park.

    Palmetto State Park Gonzales, TX

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      Trail Closure

      Jan. 25, 2022 - The Ottine Swamp trail is closed for repairs.

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

    Pedernales Falls State Park Johnson City, TX

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      Trails Closed

      Feb. 2, 2023 - All trails are closed through Friday, Feb. 3, 2023.

      Headquarters Closure

      Jan. 31, 2023 - Park headquarters is closed due to weather and road conditions.

      The park is open, but please check road conditions before traveling. If you visit, make reservations online or pay fees at the self-pay station. 

      Prescribed Burns

      Jan. 5, 2023 - Prescribed burns are planned January - April 2023. During burns, expect to see heavy smoke. 

      Closures

      • Campsites with electricity and water will be closed May 2 – June 30, 2023, due to a wastewater treatment plant project.
      • Feb. 1, 2022 - The North Loop Equestrian Trail/Duck Pond are closed. 

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

    Possum Kingdom State Park Caddo, TX

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      Delayed Opening

      Feb. 3, 2023 - Park headquarters will have a delayed opening of 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 3, 2023 due to winter weather. The park is open, but please check road conditions before traveling. If you visit, make reservations online or use the self-pay station for fees. Please check road conditions before traveling.

      Boat Ramp Notice

      Oct. 26, 2022 - The east side of the boat ramp is closed due to declining water level. The west side is open, but use caution when launching your boat. 

      Road Construction Notice

      Oct. 26, 2022 - If you are accessing the park from Highway 180, please note that road construction is underway on Park Road 33. Take Loop 252 in Caddo as a detour to avoid the roadwork. 

      Contact the park for more information.

    Ray Roberts Lake State Park Pilot Point, TX

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      Delayed Opening

      Feb. 3, 2023 - Park headquarters will have a delayed opening of 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 3, 2023 due to winter weather. The park is open, but please check road conditions before traveling. If you visit, make reservations online or pay fees via the self-pay booth. 

      Firewood Quarantine

      July 7, 2022 - This county is under a quarantine to prevent the spread of the emerald ash borer to other areas of the state. This means movement of firewood is restricted. 

      Please buy firewood where you burn it to prevent the spread of diseases and pests.

      Contact the park for more information.

    San Angelo State Park San Angelo, TX

    • Park alert

      Low Lake Level

      Oct. 5, 2022 - The lake is extremely low. Most boats will not be able to use the boat ramp, but you may launch watercraft that runs very shallow. Please use caution. Trailer tires may run off the end of the ramp into potential washouts.

      Sticker Bur Alert

      We have lots of sticker burs in and around our campsites right now. Wear good shoes and be cautious with pets and children.

      North Shore Gate Locked

      Check in at the South Shore entrance (362 S. FM 2288) to get the gate code for the North Shore.

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

    Sea Rim State Park Sabine Pass, TX

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      Trail Closure

      Dec. 9, 2022 - The Gambusia Trail is closed. Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.

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

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      Tower Open

      Oct. 5, 2021 - The John Jacob Observation Tower is open, but the elevator is out of service. 

      Contact the park for more information. 

    South Llano River State Park Junction, TX

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      Headquarters Closed

      Feb. 1, 2023 - The park is open, but headquarters is closed due to icy road conditions. If you visit, please make reservations online or use the self-pay station to pay fees. Check road conditions before traveling.

      Construction Notice

      Construction is underway on two improvement projects:

      • Replacement of the low-water crossing at the park's entrance.
      • Construction of a new park headquarters.

      Access to the river for tubing, paddling, fishing and swimming is available. Watch for signs or ask park headquarters about temporary river access points. River portage around construction is clearly marked.

      Campgrounds, trails, and bird blinds are open and accessible.

      Expect construction noise, construction traffic on the roadways, and possible road or lane closures at the park.

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

      Campsite Closure

      Walk-in and water & electric  campsites will be closed August to October 2023.

    Stephen F. Austin State Park San Felipe, TX

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      Trails Closed

      Jan. 25, 2023 - All trails are closed due to recent rainfall. Contact the park or check back for updates.

       

    Tyler State Park Tyler, TX

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      Power Outage

      Feb. 3, 2023 - Most of the park is experiencing power outages and there are several power lines down in the park. Please use extreme caution. Check back for updates.

      Restroom Alert

      Feb. 3, 2023 - The only open restrooms are at Cedar Point and Brown’s Point, but they have no electricity, showers or hot water. All other restrooms are closed. 

      Campsite Closures

      Sites in the Dogwood Ridge, Hickory Hollow, Red Oak and Sumac Ridge campgrounds will be closed in March 2023 for road construction.

      Construction

      Feb. 4, 2021 - Construction of a new park headquarters and Visitors Center next to the Cedar Point Camping Area is underway. Campers in Cedar Point should expect construction noise during daylight hours after 7 a.m.

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

    Village Creek State Park Lumberton, TX

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      May 26, 2022 - The Yaupon Loop trail is closed. Please observe closure signs for your safety.

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    Wyler Aerial Tramway El Paso, TX

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