Get Healthy

Get Healthy at a Texas State Park
Join us for a walk, bike, or treasure hunt at a Texas State Park. Your parks offer safe, healthy, outdoor fun for everyone.

Walk This Way


Walkers of all ages and abilities can get out on the trails, and Texas has a top-notch system. Our trails are some of the best places for first-timers and experienced hikers to enjoy America's most popular outdoor activity.

Kick off the year: find guided events

Try new places: choose your trail

Check access: see mobility-friendly trails



Bike Where You Like


Riders of every speed, style and social group can pedal across parks. You don't have to be an expert, and you don't have to go far from home. Choose the routes, surfaces and distances that fit your comfort zone.

See trail ratings, distances, and surfaces

Find guided biking events

Show me the rides: View the 28-park video playlist



Find Your Treasure


Geocaching is a modern-day treasure hunt! Use a GPS unit or your smartphone to find coordinates of a geocache nearby, then set out on your adventure. Texas State Parks provide a safe, beautiful place to explore while you locate your cache.

Join the Texas State Parks Geocache Challenge





Help Your Community: State Park Ambassadors


Would you like to encourage people to explore the outdoors, and share why parks matter to you? State Park Ambassadors make new friends and connect communities to state parks while supporting health and stewardship.

Apply to join




Volunteer at a State Park


Volunteers play a vital role in the conservation and stewardship of Texas’ natural and cultural resources. By getting involved today, you can help keep Texas State Parks beautiful, accessible and fun for current and future generations.

Find volunteer opportunities





Plan a Trip in 2017


Plan for the year by making your reservations early! You can book campsites, shelters, cabins, and group facilities up to 333 days in advance.

Make reservations for 2017