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Get Away From It All Right Here in Texas

Jun 01, 2012 01:07PM

Prairies and Lakes Region

Whether to escape the city for a quick day trip or enjoy a long, relaxing weekend, the Dallas Metroplex has a bounty of well-kept, wellappointed facilities in the Texas State Park system. Divided into seven regions, Metroplex residents are only a skip and a hop away from the rich ecosystems of the prairies, Lakes Region and the Pineywoods region. Here are some of the many wonderful escapes available within a few hours of the Metroplex.

 

Bastrop State Park • 512-321-2101
PO Box 518, Bastrop 78602

Bonham State Park • 903-583-3022
1363 State Park 24, Bonham 75418

Buescher State Park • 512-237-3324
PO Box 75, Smithville 78957

Cedar Hill State Park • 972-291-3900
1570 West FM 1381, Cedar Hill 75104

Cleburne State Park • 817-645-4215
5800 Park Road 21, Cleburne 76033

Cooper Lake State Park • 903-395-3100
Doctors Creek unit, 1664 FM 1529 South, Cooper 754328

Dinosaur Valley State Park • 254-8097-4588
1629 Park Road 59, Glen Rose 76043

Eisenhower State Park • 903-465-1956
50 Park Road 20, Denison 75020

Fairfied Lake State Park • 903-389-4514
123 State Park Road 64, Fairfield 75840

Fort Boggy State Park • 903-344-1116
4994 Hwy 75 South, Centerville 75833

Fort Parker State Park • 254-562-5751
194 Park Road 28, Mexia 76667

Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Trailway • 940-328-1171
100 Park Road 71, Mineral Wells 76067

Lake Somerville State Park and Trailway • 979-535-7763
Birch Creek Unit, 14222 Park Road 57, Somerville 77879

Lake Tawakoni State Park • 903-560-7123
10822 FM 2475, Wills Point 75169

Lake Whitney State Park • 254-694-3793
PO Box 1175, Whitney 76692

Lockhart State Park • 512-398-3479
4179 State Park Road, Lockhart 78644-9716

Mother Neff State Park • 254-853-2389
1680 Texas 236 Hwy, Moody 76557-3317

Palmetto State Park • 830-672-3266
78 Park Road 11 South, Gonzales 78629

Stephen F. Austin State Park • 979-885-3613
PO Box 125, San Felipe 77473


For more information, directions, fees and facilities available at each of the 60 Texas state parks and forests, visit Tpwd.State.Tx.Us/State-Parks.

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