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Cool, Crisp Camping Weather Major Texas State Parks Draw

With summer vacations a distant memory, cooler temperatures on the horizon, and foliage morphing into dazzling shades of crimson and gold, autumn promises optimum camping conditions in a Texas State Park near you. Whether you’re a novice to the outdoors … Continue reading

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50 Things We Love About Texas

1. Texas Hospitality 2. Paso Del Rio, or River Walk, the Jewel of the City (San Antonio) 3. Fresh from the Gulf shrimp and oysters 4. Exploring the pine and hardwood forests of the Piney Woods of East Texas 5. … Continue reading

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Texas State Park Receives $10,000 from Coca-Cola

Bastrop State Parkwas awarded a $10,000 grant from Coca-Cola and will use the windfall to underwrite the continued building of new park trails. The fire-ravaged Texas State Park is received the grant in connection with Coca-Cola’s “America Is Your Park” … Continue reading

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Vote to Help Bastrop State Park Back From the Ashes

Bastrop State Park is making a strong comeback after last Labor Day Weekend’s devastating wildfire that burned most of the park. Now there’s a way you can help bring Bastrop State Park back from the ashes. An additional $100,000 would … Continue reading

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Bastrop State Park Back in Full Swing Post-Wildfire

By this weekend, Bastrop State Park visitors will find most facilities and all but a fraction of the Lost Pines parkland open to the public only seven months after a destructive wildfire burned 95 percent of the national landmark. Reservations … Continue reading

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Enjoy Spring at a Texas State Park

With the redbuds and bluebonnets blooming, it’s time to get outside and enjoy spring in Texas. “Much of Texas is still way behind its average annual rainfall, but it looks like winter rains in many areas of the state will … Continue reading

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Springtime in Full Bloom at Texas State Parks

What looks to be a promising wildflower season has started early this year and Texas State Parks remain some of the best and safest places to see and photograph a dazzling array of bluebonnets, mountain laurels, and other blooming flora, … Continue reading

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Five Things You Need to Know Today: February 17

Since I like things to come in fives (and tens), here are five things YOU need to know TODAY! 1. Tire Inflation Proper tire inflation is more important to your safety when traveling than many RVers realize. Under-inflated tires create … Continue reading

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Take a Hike at a Texas State Park

Periodic mild winter days present a great opportunity to lace up your hiking boots or simply slip on your sneakers and hit a variety of trails snaking through dozens of Texas State Parks. With 94 state parks, hikers of all … Continue reading

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Beaks and Feathers: Resaca De La Palma State Park and World Birding Center

Resaca de la Palma State Park boasts the largest tract of native habitat in the World Birding Center network. Etched by ancient curves of the Rio Grande, its 1,200 semi-tropical acres provide a quiet retreat from the hustle and bustle … Continue reading

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