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This is a list of state parks and state natural areas in Texas, United States managed by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Several state historic sites that used to be managed by Texas Parks and Wildlife are now managed by the Texas Historical Commission.

State parks

Park Name County or Counties Size Year Established Image
Abilene State Park Taylor 529.4-acre (214.2 ha) 1933
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Abilene State Park
Atlanta State Park Cass 1,475 acres (597 ha) 1954
Balmorhea State Park Reeves 46 acres (19 ha) 1968
Balmorhea pool 2009
Balmorhea State Park Pool
Barton Warnock Visitor Center Brewster 99.9 acres 1990
Bastrop State Park Bastrop 6,600 acres (2,700 ha) 1937
Bastrop state park lake
Bastrop State Park
Battleship TEXAS State Historic Site Harris 1948
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Battleship TEXAS State Historic Site
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park Hidalgo 764 acres (309 ha) 1944
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, Hidalgo County, Texas, USA (15 April 2016)
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Big Bend Ranch State Park Presidio, Brewster 311,000 acres (125,857 ha) 1988
Solitario Peak
Big Bend Ranch State Park
Big Spring State Park Howard 381.99 acres (154.59 ha) 1936
Big Spring State Park Picnic Table 2009
Big Spring State Park
Blanco State Park Blanco 104.6 acres (42.3 ha) 1934
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The Blanco River in Blanco State Park
Bonham State Park Fannin 261 acres (106 ha) 1933
Bonham state park headquarters
Bonham State Park
Brazos Bend State Park Fort Bend 4,897 acres (1,982 ha) 1984
Horseshoe Lake with Reflection of Clouds
Brazos Bend State Park
Buescher State Park Bastrop 1,016.7 acres (411 ha) 1940
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Buescher State Park
Caddo Lake State Park Harrison 468 acres (189 ha) 1933
Caddo lake trees
Caddo Lake State Park
Caprock Canyons State Park and Trailway Briscoe 15,314 acres (6,197 ha) 1982
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Caprock Canyons State Park and Trailway
Cedar Hill State Park - includes Penn Farm Agricultural History Center Dallas 1,826 acres (739 ha) 1982
Cedar hill state park perch pond
Cedar Hill State Park
Choke Canyon State Park - includes Calliham Unit and South Shore Unit Live Oak, McMullen 25,670 acres (10,390 ha) 1987
Cleburne State Park Johnson 528 acres (214 ha) 1938
Colorado Bend State Park Lampasas, San Saba 5,328.3 acres (2,156 ha) 1987
Base of Gorman Fall like Raining
Colorado Bend State Park
Cooper Lake State Park - includes Doctors Creek Unit and South Sulphur Unit Cooper 3,026 acres (1,225 ha) 1992
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Cooper Lake State Park
Copper Breaks State Park Hardeman 1,898.8 acres (768 ha) 1974
Copper Breaks State Park Rock Outcropping
Copper Breaks State Park
Daingerfield State Park Morris 507 acres (205 ha) 1938
Daingerfield sp reflection
Daingerfield State Park
Davis Mountains State Park Davis 2,709 acres (1,096 ha) 1938
Davis Mountains State Park View
Davis Mountains State Park
Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area Edwards 1,859.7 acres (752.6 ha) 1985
Devils River State Natural Area - includes Dan Allen Hughes Unit and Del Norte Unit Val Verde 37,000 acres (15,000 ha) 1988
Devils River - Dolan Falls (174119624)
Devils River State Natural Area
Dinosaur Valley State Park Somervell 1,524.72 acres (617.03 ha) 1972
Dinosaur Valley State Park - Track2
Dinosaur Valley State Park
Eisenhower State Park Grayson 463.1 acres (171 ha) 1954
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area Llano 1,640.5|acre|ha}} 1978
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Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Estero Llano Grande State Park Hidalgo 230 acres (93 ha) 2006
A resaca in Estero Llano Grande State Park, Hidalgo County, Texas, USA (13 April 2016)
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Fairfield Lake State Park Freestone 1,460 acres (591 ha) 1976
Fairfield Lake State Park
Fairfield Lake State Park
Falcon State Park Zapata, Starr 83,654 acres (33,854 ha) 1965
Fort Boggy State Park Leon 1,847 acres (747 ha) 1985
Fort Boggy State Park Cabin
Fort Boggy State Park
Fort Leaton State Historic Site Presidio 23.4 acres (9.5 ha) 1973
A portion of Fort Leaton, a Texas State Historic Site, on the edge of Presidio, along the Rio Grande River in Brewster County, Texas LCCN2014630294
Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Fort Parker State Park Limestone 1,458.8 acres (590.4 ha) 1941
Fort parker state park
Fort Parker State Park
Fort Richardson State Park, Historic Site, and Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway Jack 454.16 acres (183.79 ha) 1968
Fort Richardson
Fort Richardson State Park, Historic Site, and Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Franklin Mountains State Park El Paso 24,247 acres (9,812 ha) 1987
Franklin mts entrance
Franklin Mountains State Park
Galveston Island State Park Galveston 2,013.1 acres (814.7 ha) 1975
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Galveston Island State Park
Garner State Park Uvalde 1,420 acres (570 ha) 1941
Goliad State Park and Historic Site - includes Mission Rosario State Historic Site and Zaragoza Birthplace State Historic Site Goliad 188.3 acres (76 ha) 1936
Spanish Colonial Era Mission of Nuestra Señora del Espíritu Santo de Zuñiga in Goliad, Texas
Goliad State Park and Historic Site
Goose Island State Park Aransas 321.4 acres (130 ha) 1935
Big tree
Goose Island State Park
Government Canyon State Natural Area Bexar 12,085 acres (4,891 ha) 1993
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Guadalupe River State Park Comall, Kendall 1,938.7 acres (785 ha) 1983
Guadalupe river state park
Guadalupe River State Park
Hill Country State Natural Area Bandera, Medina 5,369 acres (2,173 ha) 1984
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Hill Country State Natural Area
Honey Creek State Natural Area Comal 2,293.7 acres (928.2 ha) 1985
Honey Creek State Natural Area (5872468219)
Honey Creek State Natural Area
Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site El Paso 860 acres (350 ha) 1970
Rock drawings, or pictographs, in a restricted area of Hueco Tanks State Historic Site near El Paso in El Paso County, Texas LCCN2014631144
Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site
Huntsville State Park Walker 2,083.2-acre (843 ha) 1956
Inks Lake State Park Burnet 1,201 acres (486 ha) 1950
Devil's Waterhole
Inks Lake State Park
Kickapoo Cavern State Park Kinney, Edwards 6,368.4 acres (2,577.2 ha) 1991
Lake Arrowhead State Park Clay 524 acres (212 ha) 1970
Lake Arrowhead State Park (45190340834)
Lake Arrowhead State Park
Lake Bob Sandlin State Park Titus, Camp, Franklin 641 acres (259 ha) 1987
Lake Brownwood State Park Brown 537.5 acres (218 ha) 1938
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Lake Brownwood State Park
Lake Case Blanca International State Park Webb 525 acres (212 ha) 1991
Lake Colorado City State Park Mitchell 500 acres (200 ha) 1972
Lake Corpus Christi State Park San Patricio 356 acres (144 ha) 1934
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Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Lake Livingston State Park Polk 635 acres (257 ha) 1977
Lake Livingston SP Observation Tower
Lake Livingston State Park
Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Trailway Parker 3,282.5 acres (1,328.4 ha) 1981
Lake Mineral Wells State Park View
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
Lake Somerville State Park and Trailway - includes Birch Creek Unit and Nails Creek Unit Burleson, Lee 5,520 acres (2,233.9 ha) 1970
Lake Summerville State Park. Lee County, Texas, USA (11 May 2017)
Lake Summerville State Park
Lake Tawakoni State Park Hunt 376 acres (14,900 ha) 1984
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Lake Tawakoni State Park
Lake Whitney State Park Hill 1,280.7 acres (518.3 ha) 1965
Lockhart State Park Caldwell 263.7 acres (107 ha) 1948
Lockhart state park combination building
Lockhart State Park
Longhorn Cavern State Park Burnet 645.62 acres (261 ha) 1976
Longhorn cavern entrance
Longhorn Cavern State Park
Lost Maples State Natural Area Bandera, Real 2,906 acres (1,176 ha) 1979
Aerial View of Autumn Forest Colors
Lost Maples State Natural Area
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site - includes Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm Gillespie 732.75 acres (297 ha) 1965
A statue of President Lyndon B. Johnson on the Texas State Parks' portion of the LBJ Ranch near Stonewall in the Texas Hill Country LCCN2014633794
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site
Martin Creek Lake State Park Rusk 286.9 acres (116.1 ha) 1976
Docks at Martin Creek Lake State Park 2019
Martin Creek Lake State Park
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park Jasper, Tyler 730 acres (300 ha) 1965
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Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
McKinney Falls State Park Travis 744.4 acres (301 ha) 1976
Mckinney lower falls
McKinney Falls State Park
Meridian State Park Bosque 505.4 acres (204.5 ha) 1935
Meridian state park concession building
Meridian State Park
Mission Tejas State Park Houston 660 acres (270 ha) 1957
Mission tejas 2014
Mission Tejas State Park
Monahans Sandhills State Park Ward, Winkler 3,840 acres (1,550 ha) 1957
Monahans Sandhills 2009
Monahans Sandhills State Park
Mother Neff State Park Coryell 259 acres (105 ha) 1937
Mother neff state park lookout tower
Mother Neff State Park
Mustang Island State Park Nueces 3,954 acres (1,600 ha) 1979
Mustang Island
Mustang Island State Park
Old Tunnel State Park Kendall 16.1 acres (6.5 ha) 2012
Old tunnel state park tunnel 2013
Old Tunnel State Park
Palmetto State Park Gonzales 270.3 acres (109 ha) 1936
Palmetto state park
Palmetto State Park
Palo Duro Canyon State Park Randall 28,000 acres (11,331 ha) 1934
Palo Duro Lighthouse
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Palo Pinto Mountains State Park (under development) Palo Pinto, Stephens 4,000 acres (1,600 ha) 2011
Pedernales Falls State Park Blanco 5,211.7 acres (2,109 ha) 1971
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Pedernales Falls State Park
Possum Kingdom State Park Palo Pinto 1,528.7 acres (618.6 ha) 1940
Purtis Creek State Park Henderson, Van Zandt 1,582.4 acres (640.4 ha) 1988
Purtis Creek State Park - panoramio (2)
Purtis Creek State Park
Ray Roberts Lake State Park - includes Isle du Bois Unit, Johnson Branch Unit, Jordan Park Unit, Ray Roberts Greenbelt Corridor, and Sanger Marina Unit Denton, Cooke, Grayson 29,350 acres (11,880 ha)
Resaca de la Palma State Park Cameron 1,200 acres (490 ha) 2008
San Angelo State Park Tom Green 7,677 acres (3,107 ha) 1995
Sea Rim State Park Jefferson 4,141 acres (1,676 ha) 1977
Sea Rim State Park
Sea Rim State Park
Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site Val Verde 2,172.5 acres (879.2 ha) 1980
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Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site
Sheldon Lake State Park and Environmental Learning Center Harris 1,200 acres (1133 ha) 1984
South Llano River State Park Kimble 2,600 acres (1052 ha) 1990
South Llano River State Park
South Llano River State Park
Stephen F. Austin State Park Austin 663.3 acres (268 ha) 1940
Tyler State Park Smith 985.5 acres (399 ha) 1939
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Tyler State Park
Village Creek State Park Hardin 1,090 acres (441 ha) 1994
Wyler Aerial Tramway El Paso 196 acres (79.3 ha) 2001
Wyler Aerial Tramway
Wyler Aerial Tramway

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  • Abilene State Park
  • Albert and Bessie Kronkosky State Natural Area - under development
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  • Inks Lake State Park

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  • Old Tunnel State Park

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  • Village Creek State Park

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  • Wyler Aerial Tramway

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