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It is that time of year, when you are getting together with your family and friends. Why not try something different this year, and have your group gathering at a park?

There are 70 state parks throughout Texas that have group facilities. Or, if you were thinking of something smaller, rent a cabin. Dallas has 115 picnic pavilions and Fort Worth has 61 covered shelters. Bringing your family gathering outside this year is easier than ever!

Check out the video below to see some other great ways to enjoy the holidays at Texas state parks, and then visit our calendar of events to find a holiday event at a state park near you!

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