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Focus on Texas: State Parks

Wow, look at that! So much to see in our parks

Our parks offer so many options for adventure. Take in the views as readers enjoy rock climbing, camping, stargazing and more.

Charles Baxter, CoServ: “Capitol Mesa and moon in Palo Duro Canyon State Park.”

Carolina Burgos-Calderon, Bluebonnet EC: “McKinney Falls State Park was magical with fall color and snow and crystal accents.”

Travis LaCoss, Pedernales EC: “Hiking to Big Cave at Palo Duro Canyon State Park.”

April Coker, Wood County EC: Coker’s 1962 Scotsman Scotty “Miss Millie” all decked out for the holidays at Tyler State Park.

Ellen Bear, Concho Valley EC: “I was at San Angelo State Park when these javelinas appeared to snack on the birdseed.”

Steve Coyle, Pedernales EC: “Anyone who says Texas doesn’t have nice fall colors just hasn’t looked in the right place. Although the fall colors were past their prime in many parts of Martin Dies Jr. State Park during our visit, there were still a few pockets.”

Web Extra: Michael Lanty, Concho Valley EC: “A new addition to the San Angelo State Park bison herd.”

Web Extra: Logan Moore, United Cooperative Services: “Daingerfield State Park is our favorite state park. It’s small, quiet and boasts some of the best fall colors you can find.”

Web Extra: Rex Morris, Nueces EC: “Peering out from the shelter [at Seminole Canyon State Park] that was home to Native Americans that roamed this area as hunter-gatherers many years ago.”

Web Extra: Ann Senz, Panola-Harrison EC: Boats at Caddo Lake State Park.

Web Extra: Grover Sterling, Bailey County EC: Sea Rim State Park photographed with an infrared-converted Nikon D800E.

Web Extra: Travis LaCoss, Pedernales EC: Caprock Canyon State Park.

Web Extra: Kyle Green, Panola-Harrison EC: “This is the dock at the bottom of Caddo Lake State Park. Boaters look back to see their shore fade as they embark on an adventure.”

Web Extra: Johnathan Kana, Bluebonnet EC: “Taken during a family camping trip in October 2019 at Martin Dies Jr. State Park near Jasper. A real portrait of the stunning biodiversity of the Big Thicket.”