Imagine a sunlit day filled with unforgettable boating and fishing experiences, jumping into cool inviting lake water with childlike abandon, and camping with family and friends under a towering canopy of pine trees. Memorable days like this are made at Huntsville State Park.
Davy Crockett may not have slain a bear at the tender age of three, but he was quite the explorer and frontiersman, whose heroics and respect for nature are well documented. It’s no wonder one of the nation’s most treasured parks bears his name. Located off U.S. Highway 69, Davy Crockett National Forest is […]
“Scenic” is the word that comes to mind when describing Buescher State Park, which is known primarily for charming country drives, winding bike rides, and day hiking through Central Texas’ Lost Pines Forest.
A reviewer described SFA State Park best, calling it “all the fun of camping without actually roughing it.” With a wide range of camping options, some great hiking and mountain biking trails, interesting history, and close proximity to Houston, Stephen F. Austin State Park is a great place to be introduced to an active, outdoor […]
Bastrop State Park owes its impressive beauty to the presence of the “Lost Pines,” the westernmost forest of loblolly pines in the country, separated from their nearest neighbors in east Texas by 100 miles. Also of interest are several buildings constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. Considered an excellent example of […]
Comprised of two units, Nails Creek and Birch Creek, the Lake Somerville State Park draws crowds because of its secluded campsites (which feel private even with hundreds of other guests), trails and lake activities. A laid back environment with a little something for everyone, Lake Somerville is popular for family reunions, holiday trips, and group […]
Five miles of beach on the Gulf, in addition to the bordering marshy wetlands, make up Sea Rim State Park. Known for its naturist beach and landscape, Sea Rim boasts rustic accommodations and little human enhancement to the sand and oceanfront. Beach visitors typically come to enjoy a long walk by the ocean, complete with […]
One of four National Forests in Texas, Sam Houston offers 140 miles of ecological diversity and a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities. With an abundance of miles to explore, this is a hiking and mountain biking wonderland! Two scenic areas found in the park are Big Creek and Winters Bayou.
Let’s Go Fishing! Lake Livingston State Park is unique in the sense that it has one of the largest lakes in Texas to fish in. Not only can you wet your line in the lake, but you can enjoy a nice hike through the woods or camp under the stars. If you are looking forward […]
Check ya later, Alligator! Texas and Louisiana are two states that are known for having plenty of alligators, and in this park you can see some of these creatures in motion. With over 16 miles of hiking trails, this park allows visitors to easily find many different species of birds, alligators of all ages and […]