Texas State Parks Reopen

Apr 27, 2020

As Texas eases COVID-19 restrictions, some state parks have reopened for day use. This is welcome news for many, but when visiting any state park the next few months, it is important to still carefully practice social distancing of six feet, wear face coverings and avoid hiking in groups of more than five people. While hiking is a good way to exercise and unwind, look close to home for adventures and relaxation and do not use public restrooms or drinking fountains.

Parks staff has been focused on cleaning and sanitizing park facilities and working on maintenance protocols to keep visitors safe. Texas State Parks group facilities, headquarters, visitor/nature centers, park stores and other enclosed spaces remain closed.  Check the alert map for parks that are open to visitors.

As a part of operational changes, some parks will suspend cash transactions where feasible. Visitors must purchase day-use passes and camping permits online before visiting a park. Other reduced services include the suspension of equipment rentals and interpretive programs and no overnight camping at this time. These changes will remain in effect until further notice. We encourage you to follow the state parks’ social media accounts and monitor its website for the most up-to-date information

We’re grateful to again be able to enjoy breathtaking Texas state park views during our incredible spring and summer weather as we are all reminded how blessed we are to live in Texas.

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