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Eisenhower State Park 'Constellation' © Jenny Carter
This was taken from Fossil Ridge campground 160.
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Eisenhower State Park
'Constellation'
© Jenny Carter Photography

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This was taken from Fossil Ridge campground 160.

Dinosaur Valley State Park
© Karyl K Holloway

Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge
'Aligator'
© Copyright by Pat Butaud

Odd colored aligator. January 2010

Dinosaur Valley State Park
© Karyl K Holloway

Eisenhower State Park
'Painting with Light'
© Jenny Carter Photography

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Campsite 160 in Fossil Ridge Campground

Balmorhea State Park
'Thousands of Fish'
© Allyson K. Ricketts

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A typical Autumn day in Balmorhea State Park, Toyahvale Texas. The water is crystal clear and is ideal for snorkel activities and scuba.

Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
'Javelina'
© Dennis Eccleston

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The Javelina or Collared Peccary is a common sight under the bird feeders at least until the prickly pear cactus comes into spring flowering where they often fight over seed droppings while green jays often feed for these same seeds on their backs.



Texas's South Plains Region Parks


5
State Parks
1
National Wildlife Refuge
1
National Historic Park

Parks in this region are near these Texas Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)
MISSION
PHARR
LAREDO
WESLACO
EDINBURG
MCALLEN
SAN ANTONIO
EAGLE PASS
RIO GRANDE CITY
DONNA
SAN JUAN
CONVERSE
ALAMO
MERCEDES
ALICE
BEEVILLE

Bentsen Rio Grande Valley State Park
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Falcon State Park
Falcon State Park is 572.6 144 developed acres located north of Roma at the southern end of the 98,960-surface-acre International Falcon Reservoir in Starr and Zapata Counties. The park was leased from the International Boundary and Water Commission in 1949 and was opened to the public in 1965. Falcon ........more >
Fannin State Park
Fannin Battleground State Historic Site, is a 13.6-acre park east of Goliad, in Goliad County. The area has been in custody of the State Board of Control since the state acquired the site in 1914. A Texas legislative enactment in 1965 placed the site in custody of Texas Parks and Wildlife, and the park ........more >
Goliad State Park
A wonderful opportunity to experience a blending of natural and cultural resources awaits visitors to Goliad State Park. Situated within three ecological zones and located on the San Antonio River, the park offers a variety of flora and fauna blending with tangible remains of Texas history and culture. ........more >
Martinez State Park
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San Antonio Missions National Historic Park
Four Spanish frontier missions, part of a colonization system that stretched across the Spanish Southwest in the 17th, 18th, 19th centuries, are preserved here. They include Missions San Jose, San Juan, Espada, and Concepcion. The park, containing many cultural sites along with some natural areas, was ........more >
Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge
Along the banks of the lower Rio Grande is the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, a 2,088 acre refuge established in 1943 for the protection of migratory birds. Considered the jewel of the refuge system, this essential island of thorn forest habitat is host or home to nearly 400 different types of ........more >
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