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Fort Parker State Park, Mexia Texas

Fort Parker State Park is named for Fort Parker, a nearby historic settlement established in 1833 and site of the well known Comanche Indian raid of May 1836 during which Cynthia Ann Parker was captured.  One of the largest remaining … Continue reading

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Eisenhower State Park, Denison Texas

We just returned from a short trip to Eisenhower State Park, named for the 34th President of the United States who was born nearby. Located northwest of Denison Texas and approximately 100 miles north of Dallas Texas this nice size … Continue reading

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Texas Parks & Wildlife TV Program

Texas Parks & Wildlife airs a weekly program on Texas State Parks and Texas Outdoors.  The week of August 3rd-10th, 2008 the program will include a segment on Lake Brownwood State Park in Central Texas.  This is a fairly small … Continue reading

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Lake Colorado City State Park, Colorado City Texas

Lake Colorado City State Park has a large day use area which includes a  swimming beach, covered picnic tables, a playground and a 4- lane concrete boat launch ramp.  There is also a lighted fishing pier, a covered fishing barge, … Continue reading

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Lake Arrowhead State Park

Lake Arrowhead State Park in Clay County is just 18 miles south of Wichita Falls, Texas.  At 524 acres this is a small park on a very large (16,200 acres) reservoir with 106 miles of shoreline.   Fishermen  are drawn to … Continue reading

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