Texas Parks & Wildlife
Bringing your family gathering outside this holiday season is easier than ever. That’s because 70 state parks throughout Texas offer group facilities, from dining and recreation halls to group bunkhouses and open-air pavillions.
Months after they’ve left the normally manicured neighborhood along Tanglewood Trail in Fort Worth, you can still see the clusters of abandoned egret nests in the high branches of the old trees. And landscaping in the shade of the trees still won’t grow because of the birds’ droppings.
Camping is a great way to connect with nature and your loved ones. Whether it’s stargazing, s’mores and stories around the campfire or encounters with night owls, crickets and other wildlife, you’ll be sure to bond over your experiences.
Make history this month at Texas State Parks. From rock art sites to historic structures, missions, military frontier forts or pioneer farms, history is better outside!
CBS 11 News and Texas Country Reporter recently explored the trails in and around Caprock Canyons State Park, where some old railroad routes now make the best biking trails.
Go on a treasure hunt the whole family can enjoy — geocaching! Geocaching takes your child’s love for technology into the great outdoors.
Wildlife officials estimate nearly a million fish have been killed in Southeast Texas by the algae bloom known as red tide.
Splash in to summer! Whether you are in one of DFW’s local park pools or swimming in a state park, you can cool off while still enjoying the outdoors!
With the threat of a growing zebra mussel infestation in North Texas, local researchers are working overtime to find ways to combat the invasive species.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is seeking official corporate partnerships for the first time as it struggles with budget cuts, drought and wildfires.
Your family can experience a closer view of wildlife and scenery on the water! There are eight Texas Paddling Trails within an hour of DFW that offer a new perspective to the world of nature.
Want to go fishing or take your kids fishing, but don’t know where to start? Go Fish! Learn-To-Fish Events at Texas State Parks are a great way to get the whole family outdoors, and to brush up on your fishing skills.