The Best Texas State Parks To Put On Your Bucket List
Bastrop State Park
The city of Bastrop and Bastrop State Park is located 35 miles from downtown Austin.
Guadalupe River State Park
A short, easy drive from San Antonio and Austin, Guadalupe River State Park is a popular swimming spot for south and central Texas residents.
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Located near Amarillo, Palo Duron Canyon is the second-largest canyon in the United States.
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Caprock Canyon State Park & Trailway
The bison roaming free throughout the park makes this lesser-known Texas State Park really special.
San Angelo State Park
San Angelo State Park is located just outside San Angelo, Texas.
Pedernales Falls State Park
Pedernales Falls State Park is located along the Pedernales River, nine miles east of Johnson City.
This small park is a summertime favorite of South and Central Texans as well as Texas Hill Country residents.
Blanco State Park
Mustang Island State Park
Mustang Island State Park is located near Port Aransas and has five miles of Texas Gulf Coast running through the park.
Garner State Park
Garner State Park is one of the most popular state parks in Texas.
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Davis Mountains State Park
Davis Mountains State Park offers views of remote, rugged landscapes, miles of trails, and opportunities to view the night sky.
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