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Cedar Hill State Park

    Less than 20 miles from downtown Dallas, Cedar Hill State Park is a quick getaway for city dwellers known for its mountain biking trails and access to Joe Pool Lake for swimming, picnicking, fishing, paddle sports and boating. The park features hundreds of spots for “urban-friendly” camping, all with easy access to hot …

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Ray Roberts Lake State Park

    Swimming and watersports on Lake Ray Roberts draw visitors to this state park to cool off from the Texas heat. A clean and well-maintained beach area, full-service marina, and available rentals for canoeing and kayaking make Ray Roberts Lake State Park a frequent getaway for a day trip or a weekend of camping. …

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Caprock Canyons State Park

    In addition to stand-by favorites like mountain biking, swimming, and trekking through rugged terrain, Caprock Canyons State Park is home to the largest herd of bison in the entire state. Even for those who never before thought, “You know what this park could use? More bison!,” watching the Texas State Bison Herd freely …

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Caddo Lake State Park

    Bridging the northeastern gap between the Lone Star and Pelican states is Caddo Lake. This state park hosts native cypress trees, overnight camping sites and sports fishing opportunities.  A swamp plotted maze comprised of winding bayous and lakes, Caddo Lake State Park is an internationally recognized wetland. Replete with outdoor activities and accommodating …

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Davis Mountains State Park

    Towering over the Chihuahuan Desert of Texas are the Davis Mountains. Located only 4 miles northeast of Fort Davis, the state park that protects the wildlife and native plants invites visitors to experience the majestic landscapes of the Texas peaks and valleys. Rich in Texas history, Davis Mountains State Park offers scenic overlooks …

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Sabine National Forest

     Sitting on the boundary between Texas and Louisiana, the Sabine National Forest is the easternmost of the four national forests in Texas. This ecologically diverse environment and expansive forest have a long history of human civilization. The popularity of this special place continues to draw visitors today. The Toledo Bend reservoir (or lake) …

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Copper Breaks State Park

    Copper Breaks State Park is a place with a long history. For more than 150 years the Comanches followed a nomadic lifestyle hunting bison and raiding nearby areas. While the hunting, raiding, and mining has seized, there is still plenty to attract outdoor enthusiasts to this area. A ten mile trail system gives …

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Sam Houston National Forest

    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. Sam Houston National …

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