Practice social distancing even when outdoors.

Please follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Check the status of the location you're planning to visit.

Some Texas state parks, TPWD offices, public recreation facilities and water access points are closed.

See list of temporary closures and operations adjustments.


Texas Parks and Wildlife Department operates and maintains a system of public lands, including state parks, historic sites, fish hatcheries and wildlife management areas. There are many opportunities for you to get involved with this important work. Annually, volunteers donate more than a half-million hours of service worth more than $17,000,000 to TPWD.

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