Hurricane Ike Targets Texas, Texas State Park Closures Update

Texas Parks and Wildlife is assessing hurricane-damaged parks and aiding affected employees.  Almost a month after Hurricane Ike hit the Texas Gulf Coast on September 13th, 2008 Sea Rim State Park and Galveston Island State Park which were destroyed are in the process of damage assessment and decisions being considered regarding their future.  Brazos Bend State Park, located southwest of Houston reopened on October 10th, 2008.  Lake Livingston, Martin Dies Jr and Village Creek are expected to reopen by November or sooner.  San Jacinto Battleground and the Battleship Texas should reopen within the next two weeks.  Mission Tejas State Park that suffered fire damage in the headquarters building should open by November 01, 2008.

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