National Parks of Texas

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Texas is a state at the cross-roads between the south and the southwestern United States. In terms of it’s national parks it is part of the Intermountain Region. Texas second largest state in land area and is know as the “Lone Star State.” This nickname dates commemorates Texas’s struggle for Independence from Mexico as well as its history as an independent nation. The state’s national park protect its vast history and unique natural features. There is currently six National Park Service Site in Texas and 3 associated sites.

Official National Parks of Texas

  • Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument
  • Amistad National Recreation Area
  • Big Bend National Park
  • Big Thicket National Preserve
  • Chamizal National Memorial
  • Fort Davis National Historic Site
  • Guadalupe Mountains National Park
  • Lake Meredith National Recreation Area
  • Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park
  • Padre Island National Seashore
  • Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
  • Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River
  • San Antonio Missions National Historical Park
  • Waco Mammoth National Monument

Associated sites of Texas

  • EL Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail
  • El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail

Map of National Parks in Texas

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Texas National Parks

Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument

Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument

Amistad National Recreation Area

Big Bend National Park

Big Thicket National Preserve

Chamizal National Memorial

Fort Davis National Historic Site

Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Lake Meredith National Recreation Area

Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park

Padre Island National Seashore

Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park

Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

Waco Mammoth National Monument

EL Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail

El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail

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Jennifer Melroy

    Jennifer has been obsessed with national parks as a child.  This Tennessee native spent her childhood exploring the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and traveling with her parents to National Parks and around the Caribbean.  She is always planning her next adventure and is ready to see the world while trying to visit all 59 National Park (*She is ignoring the hunk of concrete that just became a national park).

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