Blanco State Park
|Blanco State Park|
An icy day in Blanco State Park
|Location||Blanco County, Texas, United States|
|Area||104.6 acres (42.3 ha)|
|Visitors||107,540 (in 2007)|
|Governing body||Texas Parks and Wildlife Department|
Blanco State Park is a 104.6-acre (42.3 ha) park, along a mile of the Blanco River, on the southern edge of Blanco, Texas. It features camping, picnicking, screened shelters, swimming, tubing, nature trails, and a wildlife viewing station. The park is hilly with mostly cedar, and pecan trees. Among the animals seen at the park are nutria, mallards, raccoon, armadillo and squirrel.
Much of the early development of the park was done by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, including a group picnic pavilion.
On May 24, 2015 the park was hit by a catastrophic flood
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- "Blanco State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved January 7, 2013.
- "Texas State Parks: Natural Economic Assets". Window on State Government. Retrieved January 7, 2013.
- "Blanco State Park". Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Retrieved January 7, 2013.
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