Present-day Mission Tejas State Park encompasses 660 acres of rolling hills and forest lands in Weches, Texas. Nestled in the beautiful Piney Woods of Houston County, the park offers both a rich historical landscape and a scenic location for…

Located in Fanning County northeast of Dallas, Texas, Bonham State Park consists of 261 acres in the northern region of the Blackland Prairie. The park includes a sixty-five-acre lake, rolling hills, and scenic woodlands. It has been in operation for…

Daingerfield State Park in East Texas covers an impressive 500 square acres of land, including an 80-acre man-made lake. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) completed construction of the park in 1939 and the public has enjoyed it ever…

Caddo Lake State Park is situated in the beautiful region of East Texas, near the Texas-Louisiana border. The park has been in operation for nearly 75 years, serving guests with its campgrounds, hiking trails, and cabins, as well as many other…

Huntsville State Park is a scenic 2000-acre recreational area that adjoins Sam Houston National Forest. The park offers a venue for camping, hiking, biking, and fishing around Lake Raven. Before European colonization, the park region was inhabited…

During the Great Depression of the 1930s, President Franklin Roosevelt joined with Congress to create a public relief program called the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). Designed to provide jobs and stability for young men across the country, the…