• January 28, 2022

Tags : Texas State Parks

New overnight reservations to resume for Summer Trips to Texas

AUSTIN—Starting May 27, visitors will be able to make camping reservations at parks with arrival dates between June 1 and Sept. 7. This gradual reopening of overnight reservations will be limited to varying degrees at individual parks to align with safe business practices currently followed in Texas. “No one is more pleased than us to […]Read More

Texas State Parks to allow limited overnight camping starting May

AUSTIN – As part of a broader effort to reopen Texas, Texas State Parks will resume limited overnight camping beginning May 18. “After careful consideration, we are taking this additional step towards returning to normal operations in our parks by resuming some overnight camping at Texas State Parks,” said Carter Smith, Executive Director of The […]Read More

Franklin Mountains State Park Breaks Ground on New Visitor’s Center

Friday morning, officials with Franklin Mountains State Park broke ground on the new park visitor’s center, kicking off the start of construction for the first facility to be built inside the state park since its establishment in 1979. Franklin Mountains State Park is perfectly positioned to provide citizens to one of America’s great cities with extraordinary access […]Read More

Big Bend Ranch State Park Receives International Dark Sky Park

TERLINGUA – Big Bend Ranch State Park (BBRSP) is the latest Texas State Park to be designated as an International Dark Sky Park by the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA). Joining neighboring Big Bend National Park, they form one of the largest contiguous areas under dark-skies protection in the United States.   “Big Bend Ranch State […]Read More

New Texas State Parks Centennial Plan Lays Blueprint for Brighter

AUSTIN— While many Texans are making plans for the New Year, Texas State Parks have prepared a plan for a new century. The Texas State Parks Centennial Plan details actions needed to create a well-maintained, modernized park system able to serve a more diverse, urban and growing population by the year 2023, when Texas state […]Read More