• September 25, 2021

Tags : Balmorhea

Balmorhea closure extended to Fall 2020

TOYAHVALE – According to officials with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) due to construction delays caused by the public health crisis, Balmorhea State Park’s closure has been extended until the fall. “The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department remains in constant consultation with onsite contractors to ensure that the projects are completed safely and in […]Read More

Balmorhea State Park grows through 643-acre land acquisition

AUSTIN—Balmorhea State Park is gaining some elbow room after a 643-acre land acquisition was recently completed by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. This acquisition, which was seven years in the making, will increase the size of the 108-acre park seven-fold to a total of 751-acres and increase future opportunities for nature trails, nature watching […]Read More

Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation Appeals for Final Push for

Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation (TPWF) is making a final push for donations to match a $1 million challenge grant provided by Apache Corporation to make repairs to the spring-fed pool at Balmorhea State Park. “We greatly appreciate the generous support of our partners in West Texas who have stepped up to support this iconic […]Read More

Repairs to Begin at Historic Balmorhea State Park Pool

BALMORHEA— After months of thorough evaluations, repair to the historic Balmorhea State Park pool is set to begin. The labor-intensive job will repair the damage to the concrete apron used to stabilize the diving board along the east headwall after part of the structure collapsed during the pool’s annual cleaning in early May. Further geotechnical […]Read More

TPWD: Balmorhea State Park Pool Closed Until Further Notice

Officials with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department say, due to structural failure, the Balmorhea State Park pool will be closed until further notice pending repairs. Damage to the concrete apron under the diving board, which is used to stabilize the walls of the pool from erosion, was found during the pool’s annual cleaning this […]Read More

Entrance Changes Take Effect at Balmorhea State Park Memorial Day

BALMORHEA— Starting Memorial Day weekend, Balmorhea State Park will be limiting its day-use visitation to 1,300 park goers per day. This change is a new effort at Balmorhea to preserve the delicate resources at the park-including some threatened and endangered species- as well as the quality of experience park visitors expect to have. Park staff […]Read More

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