Best East Texas State Parks

The Flora of the Piney Woods

Did you know? Spanish moss is neither a moss nor a lichen.

04/28/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Best East Texas State Parks

For the Casual Campers: Martin Creek Lake State Park

It may be the loudest state park in Texas, but it's still one of our favorites—and here's why.

04/28/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Editor's Note

Taking the Scenic Route with Park Ranger Joel

Sometimes you want to go where everybody chants Joel's name.

04/28/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Lone Star State

New Texas Travel Resource Alert: Hipcamp

Find the perfect outdoor adventure.

07/07/2015 By Brittanie Shey

State Park Series

State Park Series: Independence Along the Brazos

George Washington never came to Texas, but that didn't stop Texans from naming a town after him.

12/23/2014 By Andrew Husband

State Park Series

Texas' Own Grand Canyon

Palo Duro Canyon State Park may be a hike, but the dramatic canyon makes for a wild ride

12/04/2014 By Andrew Husband

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State Parks Series: Sounds Like a Freight Train

Our look at Texas' wildlife continues with the beautiful falls of Pedernales State Park.

11/26/2014 By Andrew Husband

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State Park Series: Living It Up

In the latest edition of our state park series, we take you out on the water at Lake Livingston State Park.

11/20/2014 By Andrew Husband

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State Park Series: Beach Bums

The latest in our state park series is just another short jaunt, this time down the Gulf Freeway.

11/12/2014 By Andrew Husband

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State Park Series: Extra Credit in Huntsville

With its rich history and winding trails, Huntsville State Park continues our state park series with childlike wonder.

11/07/2014 By Andrew Husband

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State Park Series: Brazos Bend... And Snap

A mere half hour from the heart of Houston, Brazos Bend in all its hunting glory is the first in our Wanderlust series exploring state parks.

10/30/2014 By Andrew Husband

Roots and Blues

Bastrop Blues: Three Years Later

What's next for the Bastrop State Park foliage in the midst of the County Complex Fire's three-year anniversary?

10/16/2014 By Andrew Husband