Official Guide to Texas State Parks and Historic Sites

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Since it was first published in 1996, Official Guide to Texas State Parks and Historic Sites has become Texans' one-stop source for information on great places to view scenic landscapes, tour historical sites, camp, fish, hike, backpack, swim, ride horseback, go rock climbing, and enjoy almost any other outdoor recreation.

This revised edition includes five new state parks and historical sites, completely updated information for every park, and many beautiful new photographs. ...

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Overview

Since it was first published in 1996, Official Guide to Texas State Parks and Historic Sites has become Texans' one-stop source for information on great places to view scenic landscapes, tour historical sites, camp, fish, hike, backpack, swim, ride horseback, go rock climbing, and enjoy almost any other outdoor recreation.

This revised edition includes five new state parks and historical sites, completely updated information for every park, and many beautiful new photographs. The book is organized by geographical regions to help you plan your trips around the state. For every park, Laurence Parent provides all of the essential information:

  • The natural or historical attractions of the park
  • Types of recreation offered
  • Camping and lodging facilities
  • Addresses and phone numbers
  • A locator map
  • Magnificent color photographs

So if you want to watch the sun set over Enchanted Rock, fish in the surf on the beach at Galveston, or listen for a ghostly bugle among the ruins of Fort Lancaster, let this book be your complete guide. Don't take a trip in Texas without it.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780292717268
  • Publisher: University of Texas Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/2008
  • Edition description: Revised Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 689,138
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

LAURENCE PARENT is a freelance photographer and writer specializing in landscape, nature, and travel subjects. His work has appeared in Texas Highways, Texas Monthly, Texas Parks and Wildlife, National Geographic Traveler, Sierra, Natural History, Outside, Backpacker, Men's Journal, Travel and Leisure, Newsweek, and the New York Times. Additionally, he has been the photographer and/or author of thirty-five books.
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Table of Contents

Using This Guide
Big Bend Country
Balmorhea State Park
Barton Warnock Environmental Education Center
Big Bend Ranch State Park
Chinati Mountains State Park
Davis Mountains State Park
• Indian Lodge
Devils River State Natural Area
Fort Lancaster State Historic Site
Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Franklin Mountains State Park
Hueco Tanks State Historic Site
Magoffin Home State Historic Site
Monahans Sandhills State Park
Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site
Wyler Aerial Tramway
Gulf Coast
Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Brazos Bend State Park
Copano Bay State Fishing Pier
Fulton Mansion State Historic Site
Galveston Island State Park
Goose Island State Park
Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Lake Texana State Park
Lipantitlan State Historic Site
Matagorda Island Wildlife Management Area
Mustang Island State Park
Port Isabel Lighthouse State Historic Site
Sabine Pass Battleground State Park and Historic Site
San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Sea Rim State Park
Sheldon Lake State Park and Environmental Learning Center
Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site
Hill Country
Blanco State Park
Colorado Bend State Park
Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Fort McKavett State Historic Site
Garner State Park
Guadalupe River State Park
• Honey Creek State Natural Area
Hill Country State Natural Area
Inks Lake State Park
Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Landmark Inn State Historic Site and Bed & Breakfast
Longhorn Cavern State Park
Lost Maples State Natural Area
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site
McKinney Falls State Park
Pedernales Falls State Park
South Llano River State Park
Panhandle Plains
Abilene State Park
Big Spring State Park
Caprock Canyons State Park and Trailway
Copper Breaks State Park
Fort Griffin State Park and Historic Site
Fort Richardson State Park, Historic Site, and Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Lake Arrowhead State Park
Lake Brownwood State Park
Lake Colorado City State Park
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Possum Kingdom State Park
San Angelo State Park
Pineywoods
Atlanta State Park
Caddoan Mounds State Historic Site
Caddo Lake State Park
Daingerfield State Park
Fort Boggy State Park
Huntsville State Park
Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Lake Livingston State Park
Martin Creek Lake State Park
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Mission Tejas State Park
Starr Family Home State Historic Site
Texas State Railroad State Park
• Rusk and Palestine State Parks
Tyler State Park
Village Creek State Park
Prairies and Lakes
Acton State Historic Site
Bastrop State Park
Bonham State Park
Buescher State Park
Cedar Hill State Park
Cleburne State Park
Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site
Cooper Lake State Park
Dinosaur Valley State Park
Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site
Eisenhower State Park
Fairfield Lake State Park
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Fort Parker State Park
Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Trailway
Lake Somerville State Park and Trailway
Lake Tawakoni State Park
Lake Whitney State Park
Lockhart State Park
Meridian State Park
Monument Hill
• Kreische Brewery State Historic Sites
Mother Neff State Park
Palmetto State Park
Purtis Creek State Park
Ray Roberts Lake State Park
Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site
Stephen F. Austin State Park and San Felipe State Historic Site
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
South Texas Plains
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
• World Birding Center
Casa Navarro State Historic Site
Choke Canyon State Park
Estero Llano Grande State Park
• World Birding Center
Falcon State Park
Fannin Battleground State Historic Site
Goliad State Park
• Mission Espíritu Santo State Historic Site
• Zaragosa Birthplace State Historic Site
• Mission Rosario State Historic Site
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Resaca de la Palma State Park
• World Birding Center
Sebastopol House State Historic Site
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