Local Texas state parks to relax at

Important tips you need to know about the opening of Texas State Parks

COVID-19 update: The parks opened back up on Monday, April 20, 2020 with the following recommendations. From the State Parks website

  • All state parks that can reopen will be open for day use only.
  • Advanced day-use reservations are required.
  • Reservations will be taken starting at noon on Sunday, April 19.
  • Face coverings are required in state parks.
  • Six-foot social distancing is required.
  • Gathering of groups is limited to no more than five people.

It’s time to get out and explore mother nature. Several states designate specific areas of land to help preserve nature. Check out this list of local Texas state parks for you and your family to enjoy.

Martin Creek Lake State Park

9515 County Rd 2181D Tatum, TX 75691

Come visit Longview’s treasure, Martin Creek Lake State Park. This park has much to offer in camping, lake swimming, hiking and biking and nature photography.


Caddo Lake State Park 

245 Park Road 2- Karnack

The Caddo Lake State Park offers fishing for those looking to enjoy the wildlife and fisheries. Explore the more than 50 miles of paddling trails.


Daingerfield State Park 

455 Park Road 17- Daingerfield

This state park has many family friendly activities. Explore East Texas, walk through the cathedral of trees of dogwoods, oaks and much more. Looking for a place to hike, the 2.4 mile Rustling Leaves Trail offers the right place to hike.


Atlanta State Park

927 Park Road 42- Atlanta

Here you can explore the hilly park roads on your bike. At this park you can fish, boat, water ski and hike.


Lake Bob Sandlin State Park 

341 State Park Road 2117- Pittsburg

For those looking for some nature, come out for a jog along the 3.3 miles of wooded trails. For those looking for something more relaxed, swim or fish in the 9,000 acre lake.

These are just local Texas state parks. If you want to explore even more parks head over to check out Texas State Parks website.

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