Texas Parks

Texas National and State Parks and Recreation

Texas has two national parks and 55 State Parks, 4 State Forests, 2 State Airports, 5 State Fish Hatcheries, 4 National Forests, 1 National Historic Site, 1 National Historic Park, 11 National Wildlife Refuges, 2 National Recreation Areas, 1 National Seashore, and 6 wilderness areas.

National Parks

State Parks

State Forests

State Airports

State Fish Hatcheries

  • State Fish Hatcherys
 

National Forests

National Historic Site

  • National Historic Park

National Wildlife Refuges

  • Aransas National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Big Boggy National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Grulla National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge  
  • McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Neches River National Wildlife Refuge  
  • San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Texas Point National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge

National Recreation Areas

National Seashore

Texas Wilderness Areas

There are six wilderness areas in the state of Texas.

  • Big Slough Wilderness
  • Guadalupe Mountains Wilderness
  • Indian Mounds Wilderness
  • Little Lake Creek Wilderness
  • Turkey Hill Wilderness
  • Upland Island Wilderness


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Inks Lake State ParkInks Lake State Park offers family fun on water and land. With its sparkling blue water, colorful rock outcrops, and striking sunsets, this gem of the Hill Country is just an hour northwest of Austin.
Lake Whitney State ParkLake Whitney  State Park is located in the Grand Prairie subregion of the Blackland Prairie natural region of Texas near Waco. It has open disturbed tallgrass prairie remnants with scattered groves of live oak trees, and a small area of post oak/blackjack oak woodland.
Mckinney Falls State ParkMcKinney Falls State Park is located at the southeastern edge of Austin, Texas, around the confluence of Onion and Williams Creeks. There are two falls in the park, designated the Upper Falls and Lower Falls.