State Parks Getaways – April 2020

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Your Parks Delivery Has Arrived

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Can't get out to a park? Good news – your parks have come to you. We've put together an array of park videos that will take you north, south, east and west in a virtual tour of the Texas outdoors.

Even though most parks are open for day visits with guidelines, you can't make overnight or group reservations at this time. All your parks will be open in the future (and you'll need a good dose of nature if you've been cooped up!), so watch the videos, pick your favorites and start planning those post-isolation visits.

Begin your armchair expedition with the inspiring short video, Your Adventure Begins Here, then lean back and enjoy Texas at its best. 

Heading South

Brazos Bend, video link

Brazos Bend

Sea Rim, video link

Sea Rim

Goliad, video link


Looking East 

Caddo Lake, video link

Caddo Lake

Fort Boggy, video link

Fort Boggy

Sunset, video link

Fort Parker

Turning North & West

Wildlflowers at San Angelo, video link

San Angelo

Lake Mineral Wells, video link

Lake Mineral Wells

Palo Duro, video link

Palo Duro Canyon 

Centrally Located

Enchanted Rock,, video link

Enchanted Rock

Bats Emerging at Old Tunnel

Old Tunnel

Get Active 

paddler on S Llano river, video link

Paddle at South Llano River

Cyclist on Tyler bike trail, video link

Ride the bike trails at Tyler 

Ready to Relax?

Colorado Bend, video link

Enjoy Colorado Bend waterfalls

Monahans sunset, video link

Watch a Monahans Sandhills sunset

All Parks Videos


A Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine mobile app special offer:

TP&W magazine app $1.99 for 3 months, link

Did You Know?

Every year, Texas State Parks provides hundreds of grants to Texas communities in order to support outdoor recreation programs and community conservation. This year, we awarded more than $820,000 in grants.

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