The parks reservation system is undergoing changes to better help you plan your day or overnight trip to a state park. Soon you'll be able to pick your site, “save the day”
with optional day use reservations, and purchase your Texas State Parks Pass online. Learn more about the changes coming to Texas State Parks.
(619) 731-6182 today to be notified when the new features are available.
Armed with a smartphone and a savvy for social media, one Austin urbanite's outdoor experience might be a little different than his grandfather's, but it works.
The Texas Water Safari is billed as the World's Toughest Canoe Race. Follow two teams to see if they can complete the 260-mile race from San Marcos to Seadrift. Relax on a rainy day at Caddo Lake.
Winter birding offers relief from the heat and an opportunity to see new and rare feathered visitors to the state. It's time to put on your woolen cap and bundle up with some beautiful birds
in some of the best birding areas of Texas.
Now find your perfect state park escape using the Texas State Parks Official Guide for Apple and Android devices. The free app locates campgrounds, cabins,
trails and places to hike, bike, swim, fish or kayak. And it'll give you all the details on 95 state parks in Texas.
If you have a favorite venison recipe you'd like to spice up, the story also includes a
list of herbs, spices and other flavorings that complement deer meat.
Serve your wild game harvest with pride and have a savory holiday!
Invasive species like giant salvinia and zebra mussels can ruin fishing, boating and swimming for everyone. You can't always tell if a lake is infested with invasive species,
and even a small piece left on your boat or gear can infest another lake. That's why it's so important to always clean drain and dry your boat, trailer and gear before
traveling from lake to lake. It's up to you to protect the lakes you love.
Every responsible hunter wants to make a clean shot, one that takes down game within sight. But even with a well-placed shot, you may find yourself trailing a wounded animal to recover it.
Be prepared by reading Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine's