At 8,749 feet, Guadalupe Peak is the highest point in the state of Texas! The Guadalupe Mountains, once a reef in an ancient sea, are the southernmost part of the 40-mile-long Guadalupe range. The Apaches occupied these mountains for centuries. With over 80 miles of trails, hikers and backpackers will feel rewarded for making the […]
Lockhart State Park caters more to those looking for a slower-paced nature experience than some of the other Texas parks. Great for families, educational opportunities or passing a leisurely day, Lockhart has a swimming pool, golf course and walking/hiking trails that are dog and kid friendly.
Serenity now! Witness the beauty of the park’s namesake, experience some seriously historic geologic formations, and enjoy the solitude. For the rock geeks, Pedernales Falls is a 50 ft waterfall cascading down 300 million year old limestone formations, created by Cretaceous seas that deposited what is seen there today, including marine fossils. For […]
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.
Believe it or not, Texas is a great place to enjoy the surf and sun. Enjoy the waves, camp out on the beach or take the boat out for a fishing excursion. You can do all this and so much more at Mustang Island State Park, all you have to do is bring the swimsuit.
Welcome to Hill Country! Located on the Edward’s Plateau in Central Texas, Garner State Park attracts visitors from all over to it’s steep canyons and rolling hills. Its star attraction – the aptly named Frio River – is a refreshingly cool spring-fed body of water perfect for escaping that hot Texas weather!
As flat as a board and an expanding to the reaches of the farthest horizon is the Texas Panhandle. While driving through the flatland, visitors of Palo Duro Canyon State Park often come upon a delightful surprise as the landscape reveals a startling 900+ feet deep canyon. Known as the “Grand Canyon of Texas,” this […]
Whether the day’s agenda includes canoeing or bird watching, South Llano River State Park boasts an environment well suited to a wide range of activities. Comprised of land that was gifted to the state of Texas on the condition that its turkey roost be protected, South Llano is known for its stunning […]
Come and cool off in 4 miles of riverside estate primo for swimming, camping and enjoying time with the family. Located just 30 miles from San Antonio and only 1.5 hours south of Austin, Guadalupe River State Park tends to be geared more towards folks with young children, although people of all ages […]
Over 2,000 acres of pristine land awaits you at Reimers Ranch Park. Located just under an hour from Austin, Reimers Ranch Park is in beautiful Travis County along the Perdanales River and the Pogue Springs Preserve/Hogge Reserve. It boasts of lush green wilderness, sandy riverbanks and towering rocky peaks – with minimal crowds.
Hiking, mountain biking, geocaching? Check. Government Canyon State Natural Area is an outdoor enthusiast’s playground, with more than 40 miles of trails to explore deep in the heart of Texas Hill Country.