History & Culture

Discover the past at a Texas State Park or Historic Site!

Compare foot sizes with a dinosaur. Wonder at rock art thousands of years old. Trace the steps of Native Americans and Spanish missionaries. Stand where Texas declared independence. Churn butter on a farm. Scan the horizon from the porch of a frontier fort, ranch house, or historic inn. Learn wilderness skills from a Buffalo Soldier. Explore a barn or slave quarters. Get cozy in a cabin built during the Great Depression.

Choose your own adventure!

Historical artifacts

Read more stories on our Artifacts in Parks page.


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