List of Texas state parks

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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.

Park Name County or Counties Size Year Established Visitors (2007) Image
Abilene State Park Taylor 529.4-acre (214.2 ha) 1933 53,750
Abilene State Park
Atlanta State Park Cass 1,475 acres (597 ha) 1954 39,940
Balmorhea State Park Reeves 46 acres (19 ha) 1968 51,993
Barton Warnock Visitor Center Brewster 99.9 acres 1990
Bastrop State Park Bastrop 6,600 acres 1937 225,348
Bastrop State Park
Battleship TEXAS State Historic Site Harris 1948
Battleship TEXAS State Historic Site
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park Hidalgo 764 acres (309 ha) 1944 52,337
Big Bend Ranch State Park Presidio, Brewster 311,000 acres (125,857 ha) 1988 2,500
Big Bend Ranch State Park
Big Spring State Park Howard 381.99 acres (154.59 ha) 1936 35,663
Big Spring State Park
Blanco State Park Blanco 104.6 acres (42.3 ha) 1934 107,540
Bonham State Park Fannin 261 acres (106 ha) 1933
Bonham State Park
Brazos Bend State Park Fort Bend 4,897 acres 1984
Brazos Bend State Park
Buescher State Park Bastrop 1,016.7 acres (411 ha) 1940
Caddo Lake State Park Harrison 468 acres (189 ha) 1933
Caddo Lake State Park
Caprock Canyons State Park and Trailway Briscoe 15,314 acres (6,197 ha) 1982
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
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
Colorado Bend State Park
Cooper Lake State Park - includes Doctors Creek Unit and South Sulphur Unit Cooper 3,026 acres (1,225 ha) 1992
Copper Breaks State Park Hardeman 1,898.8 acres (768 ha) 1974
Copper Breaks State Park
Daingerfield State Park Morris 507 acres (205 ha) 1938
Daingerfield State Park
Davis Mountains State Park Jeff Davis 2,709 acres (1,096 ha) 1938
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 State Natural Area
Dinosaur Valley State Park Somervell 1,524.72 acres 1972
Dinosaur Valley State Park
Eisenhower State Park Grayson 463.1 acres (171 ha) 1954
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area Llano 1,640.5 acres 1978
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Estero Llano Grande State Park Hidalgo 230 acres 2006
Fairfield Lake State Park Freestone 1,460 acres (591 ha) 1976
Falcon State Park Zapata, Starr 83,654 acres (33,854 ha) 1965
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site Grimes 1.4 acres (0.57 ha) 1987
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Fort Boggy State Park Leon 1,847 acres (747 ha) 1985 12,648
Fort Leaton State Historic Site Presidio 23.4 acres (9.5 ha) 1973
Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Fort Parker State Park Limestone 1,458.8 acres (590.4 ha) 1941
Fort Parker State Park
Fort Richardson State Park, Historic Site, and Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway Jack 454.16 acres 1968
Fort Richardson State Park, Historic Site, and Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Franklin Mountains State Park El Paso 24,247 acres 1987
Franklin Mountains State Park
Galveston Island State Park Galveston 2,013.1 acres 1975
Garner State Park Uvalde 1,420 acres 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
Goliad State Park and Historic Site
Goose Island State Park Aransas 321.4 acres (130 ha) 1935
Goose Island State Park
Government Canyon State Natural Area Bexar 12,085 acres (4,891 ha) 1993
Guadalupe River State Park Comall, Kendall 1,938.7 acres (785 ha) 1983
Guadalupe River State Park
Hill Country State Natural Area Bandera, Medina 5,369 acres (2,173 ha) 1984
Hill Country State Natural Area
Honey Creek State Natural Area Comal 2,293.7 acres 1985
Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site El Paso 860 acres 1970
Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site
Huntsville State Park Walker 2,083.2-acre (843 ha) 1956
Indian Lodge Jeff Davis 1939
Indian Lodge
Inks Lake State Park Burnet 1,201 acres (486 ha) 1950
Inks Lake State Park
Kickapoo Cavern State Park Kinney, Edwards 6,368.4 acres 1991
Lake Arrowhead State Park Clay 524 acres 1970
Lake Bob Sandlin State Park Titus, Camp, Franklin 641 acres 1987
Lake Brownwood State Park Brown 537.5 acres (218 ha) 1938
Lake Brownwood State Park
Lake Case Blanca International State Park Webb 525 acres 1991
Lake Colorado City State Park Mitchell 500 acres 1972
Lake Corpus Christi State Park San Patricio 356 acres (144 ha) 1934
Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Lake Livingston State Park Polk 635 acres 1977
Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Trailway Parker 3,282.5 acres 1981
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 Tawakoni State Park Hunt 36,700 acres (14,900 ha) 1984
Lake Whitney State Park Hill 1965
Lipantitlan State Historic Site Nueces 5 acres (2.0 ha) 1949
Lockhart State Park Caldwell 263.7 acres (107 ha) 1948
Lockhart State Park
Longhorn Cavern State Park Burnet 645.62 acres (261 ha) 1976
Longhorn Cavern State Park
Lost Maples State Natural Area Bandera, Real 2,906 acres 1979
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
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site
Martin Creek Lake State Park Rusk 286.9 acres 1976
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park Jasper, Tyler 730 acres 1965
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
McKinney Falls State Park Travis 744.4 acres (301 ha) 1976
McKinney Falls State Park
Meridian State Park Bosque 505.4 acres 1935
Mission Tejas State Park Houston 660 acres (270 ha) 1957
Mission Tejas State Park
Monahans Sandhills State Park Ward, Winkler 3,840 acres (1,550 ha) 1957
Monahans Sandhills State Park
Monument Hill and Kreische Brewery State Historic Sites Fayette 40.4 acres 1983
Monument Hill and Kreische Brewery State Historic Sites
Mother Neff State Park Coryell 259 acres (105 ha) 1937
Mother Neff State Park
Mustang Island State Park Nueces 3,954 acres (1,600 ha) 1979
Mustang Island State Park
Old Tunnel State Park Kendall 16.1 acres (6.5 ha) 2012
Old Tunnel State Park
Palmetto State Park Gonzales 270.3 acres (109 ha) 1936
Palmetto State Park
Palo Duro Canyon State Park Randall 28,000 acres (11,331 ha) 1934
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
Pedernales Falls State Park
Port Isabel Lighthouse State Historic Site - Operated by the City of Port Isabel Cameron 0.9 acres (0.36 ha) 1976
Port Isabel Lighthouse State Historic Site
Possum Kingdom State Park Palo Pinto 1,528.7 acres 1940
Purtis Creek State Park Henderson, Van Zandt 1,582.4 acres 1988
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
Resaca de la Palma State Park Cameron 1,200 acres 2008
San Angelo State Park Tom Green 7,677 acres (3,107 ha) 1995
San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site Harris 1,200 acres (490 ha) 1966
San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Sea Rim State Park Jefferson 4,141 acres (1,676 ha) 1977
Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site Val Verde 2,172.5 acres (879.2 ha) 1980
Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site
Sheldon Lake State Park and Environmental Learning Center Harris 2,800 acres (1133 ha) 1984
South Llano River State Park Kimble 2,600 acres (1052 ha) 1990
Stephen F. Austin State Park Austin 663.3 acres (268 ha) 1940
Tyler State Park Smith 985.5 acres (399 ha) 1939
Tyler State Park
Village Creek State Park Hardin 1,090 acres (441 ha) 1994
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site - includes Barrington Living History Farm Washington 293.1 acres (118.6 ha) 1949
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Wyler Aerial Tramway El Paso 196 acres (79.3 ha) 2001
Wyler Aerial Tramway

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