Take Your Camera (And Your Kids) To A Texas State Park
(credit: Texas Parks & Wildlife)

(credit: Texas Parks & Wildlife)

Visiting a state park offers plenty of opportunities for amazing photographs and outdoor family fun. Whether you capture the look on your child’s face after she catches her first fish, a magnificent sunset from a historic overlook, or a surprise encounter with wildlife, you’re sure to bring home treasured photographs — and memories.

When viewing or photographing wildlife, always maintain a safe distance.

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Texas State Parks Photo Contest: Enter your most inspirational state park photo(s) in the Texas State Parks Photo Contest, March 1 – April 30. Prizes include a GoPro video camera ($400 value) from Whole Earth Provision Company, a weekend camping excursion in the state park of your choice, and a Texas Outdoor Family Workshop.

Have Fun Taking Pictures In Texas State Parks:

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Join the fun for Texas Parks & Wildlife’s 50th anniversary. This year, we’re celebrating 50 years of making life better outside in Texas. Share a story or photo about one of your most memorable outdoor moments in Texas. You could be selected to star in our next video!

What To Bring:
  • Camera and/or video camera
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Water, sunscreen
Outdoor Fun For Kids:

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