Texas State Parks

Texas State Park Planning Tools

Map of Texas State Parks

Texas State Parks Official Guide

Texas State Park Annual Passes

Geocaching in Texas State Parks

Stargazing in Texas State Parks

Texas State Historic Sites

Texas State Park Educational Resources

So. Many. Things.
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TONS of resources below the charts as well.
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Texas State Park Junior Ranger Program

Texas State Park Junior Ranger Activity Journal

Coloring Pages

Texas Animals
Texas Symbols
Texas Birds

Coloring Books (LOVE THESE!)

Activity Books (AWESOME!)

Texas Waters: Exploring Water and Watersheds 188 Page Curriculum Pack

Texas Aquatic Science Online Curriculum Program

Keep Texas Wild! Monthly Magazines and Corresponding Lesson Plans +

Texas State Park Birding Checklists

Learn to Fish!

Texas Junior Boater Activity Guide and Worksheets

Frankie the Free-Tailed Bat Read Along

TONS of resources below the charts as well.
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Texas State Parks

Park NameLocation
Abilene State ParkTuscola, TX
Atlanta State ParkAtlanta, TX
Balmorhea State ParkToyahvale, TX
Barton Warnock Visitor CenterTerlingua, TX
Bastrop State ParkBastrop, TX
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State ParkMission, TX
Big Bend Ranch State ParkMarfa, TX
Big Spring State ParkBig Spring, TX
Blanco State ParkBlanco, TX
Bonham State ParkBonham, TX
Brazos Bend State ParkNeedville, TX
Buescher State ParkSmithville, TX
Caddo Lake State ParkKarnack, TX
Caprock Canyons State Park & TrailwayQuitaque, TX
Cedar Hill State ParkCedar Hill, TX
Choke Canyon State ParkCalliham, TX
Cleburne State ParkCleburne, TX
Colorado Bend State ParkBend, TX
Cooper Lake State ParkCooper, TX
Copper Breaks State ParkQuanah, TX
Daingerfield State ParkDaingerfield, TX
Davis Mountains State ParkFort Davis, TX
Devils River State Natural AreaDel Rio, TX
Devil’s Sinkhole State Natural AreaRocksprings, TX
Dinosaur Valley State ParkGlen Rose, TX
Eisenhower State ParkDenison, TX
Enchanted Rock State Natural AreaFredericksburg, TX
Estero Llano Grande State ParkWeslaco, TX
Fairfield Lake State ParkFairfield, TX
Falcon State ParkFalcon Heights, TX
Fort Boggy State ParkCenterville, TX
Fort Leaton State Historic SitePresidio, TX
Fort Parker State ParkMexia, TX
Fort Richardson State Park, Historic Site & Lost Creek Reservoir State TrailwayJacksboro, TX
Franklin Mountains State ParkEl Paso, TX
Galveston Island State ParkGalveston, TX
Garner State ParkConcan, TX
Goliad State Park & Historic SiteGoliad, TX
Goose Island State ParkRockport, TX
Government Canyon State Natural AreaSan Antonio, TX
Guadalupe River State ParkSpring Branch, TX
Hill Country State Natural AreaBandera, TX
Honey Creek State Natural AreaSpring Branch, TX
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic SiteEl Paso, TX
Huntsville State ParkHuntsville, TX
Indian LodgeFort Davis, TX
Inks Lake State ParkBurnet, TX
Kickapoo Cavern State ParkBrackettville, TX
Lake Arrowhead State ParkWichita Falls, TX
Lake Bob Sandlin State ParkPittsburg, TX
Lake Brownwood State ParkLake Brownwood, TX
Lake Casa Blanca International State ParkLaredo, TX
Lake Colorado City State ParkColorado City, TX
Lake Corpus Christi State ParkMathis, TX
Lake Livingston State ParkLivingston, TX
Lake Mineral Wells State Park & TrailwayMineral Wells, TX
Lake Somerville State Park & TrailwaySomerville, TX
Lake Tawakoni State ParkWills Point, TX
Lake Whitney State ParkWhitney, TX
Lockhart State ParkLockhart, TX
Longhorn Cavern State ParkBurnet, TX
Lost Maples State Natural AreaVanderpool, TX
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic SiteStonewall, TX
Martin Creek Lake State ParkTatum, TX
Martin Dies, Jr. State ParkJasper, TX
McKinney Falls State ParkAustin, TX
Meridian State ParkMeridian, TX
Mission Tejas State ParkGrapeland, TX
Monahans Sandhills State ParkMonahans, TX
Mother Neff State ParkMoody, TX
Mustang Island State ParkCorpus Christi, TX
Old Tunnel State ParkFredericksburg, TX
Palmetto State ParkGonzales, TX
Palo Duro Canyon State ParkCanyon, TX
Pedernales Falls State ParkJohnson City, TX
Possum Kingdom State ParkCaddo, TX
Purtis Creek State ParkEustace, TX
Ray Roberts Lake State ParkPilot Point, TX
Resaca de la Palma State ParkBrownsville, TX
San Angelo State ParkSan Angelo, TX
Sea Rim State ParkSabine Pass, TX
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic SiteComstock, TX
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning CenterHouston, TX
South Llano River State ParkJunction, TX
Stephen F. Austin State ParkSan Felipe, TX
Tyler State ParkTyler, TX
Village Creek State ParkLumberton, TX
Wyler Aerial TramwayEl Paso, TX

Texas State Historic Sites

Park NameLocation
Acton State Historic SiteActon, TX
Barrington Plantation State Historic SiteWashington, TX
Caddo Mounds State Historic SiteAlto, TX
Casa Navarro State Historic SiteSan Antonio, TX
Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic SiteMexia, TX
Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic SiteDenison, TX
Fannin Battleground State Historic SiteFannin, TX
Fanthorp Inn State Historic SiteAnderson, TX
Fort Griffin State Historic SiteAlbany, TX
Fort Lancaster State Historic SiteSheffield, TX
Fort McKavett State Historic SiteFort McKavett, TX
French Legation State Historic SiteAustin, TX
Fulton Mansion State Historic SiteRockport, TX
Goodnight Ranch (Charles and Mary Ann) State Historic SiteGoodnight, TX
Kreische Brewery State Historic SiteLa Grange, TX
Landmark Inn State Historic SiteCastroville, TX
Levi Jordan Plantation State Historic SiteBrazoria, TX
Lipantitlan State Historic Site State Historic SiteSandia, TX
Magoffin Home State Historic SiteEl Paso, TX
Mission Dolores State Historic SiteSan Augustine, TX
Monument Hill State Historic SiteLa Grange, TX
National Museum of the Pacific WarFredericksburg, TX
Old Socorro Mission State Historic SiteSocorro, TX
Palmito Ranch Battlefield State Historic SiteBrownsville, TX
Port Isabel Lighthouse State Historic SitePort Isabel, TX
Sabine Pass Battleground State Historic SitePort Arthur, TX
Sam Bell Maxey State Historic SiteParis, TX
Sam Rayburn House State Historic SiteBonham, TX
San Felipe de Austin State Historic SiteSan Felipe, TX
San Jacinto Battleground State Historic SiteLa Porte, TX
Star of the Republic MuseumWashington, TX
Starr Family Home State Historic SiteMarshall, TX
Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic SiteWest Columbia, TX
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic SiteWashington, TX

Even MORE Texas State Park Educational Resources!

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History in Texas State Parks

  • Life on the Frontier
    • Immigration and Settlement
    • Clashes and Conflict
    • Texas Women
    • Farming and Ranching Roots

Artifacts in Texas State Parks

Buffalo Soldiers Heritage Resources

Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in Texas

National Wildlife Federation Nature Guides

Texas Archaeology at a Glance

Native American Rock Art

Native Plants of Texas

Arts in Texas State Parks

Arts and Crafts

Color Texas Birds

Color Texas Animals

Learn About Texas Regions (Ages 4-8)

Learn About Texas Regions (Ages 9+)

Texas Treasures: Wetlands Booklet

Outdoor Kids Adventures

Outdoor Kids Journal

Outdoor Kids: Get Out!

Outdoor Kids: Explore Your World!

Big Bend

Little Kids:  (K-2)

Multiple Levels:

Fun With Words

Outside Games & Activities

Matching Games

Try these matching games!

Fun With Math

Rare Species Activity Packets

Activities and Lesson Plans

Water Activities and Lesson Plans

Dinosaurs in Texas


Animal Olympics

Animal Coloring Sheets by Texas Region

 Learn Texas Symbols

Texas Wildlife Fact Sheets

Texas Wildlife Fact Sheets








The Adventures of Tortuga Tex!

Texas Birds

How Do Fish…

What do you know about:

Texas Junior Naturalists

Out in Nature


Arts and Crafts Animal Masks

Young Naturalist Series :


Part I: Discovering Nature

Part II: Animals

Part III: Plants

Part IV: Earth Sciences

Table of Contents


Big Bend Country

Little Kids:

 Learn More about Big Bend Country!

Gulf Coast

Little Kids:

 Learn More about the Gulf Coast!

Hill Country

Little Kids:

 Learn More about the Hill Country!

Panhandle Plains

Little Kids:

 Learn More about the Panhandle!


Little Kids:

 Learn More about the Pineywoods!

Prairies and Lakes

Little Kids:

 Learn More about Prairies and Lakes!

South Texas Plains

Little Kids:

 Learn More about the South Texas Plains!

Texas State Historical Sites Educational Resources

San Felipe de Austin
San Jacinto Battleground


Casa Navarro

Fort Lancaster
Eisenhower Birthplace Word Search

Fort McKavett

National Museum of the Pacific War

Eisenhower Birthplace

Barrington Plantation
Kreische Brewery & Monument Hill

Levi Jordan Plantation

Magoffin Home

Sam Bell Maxey House

Sam Rayburn House

Starr Family Home

Varner-Hogg Plantation

Gruene Hall
Kriesche Brewery Flag

Kriesche Brewery House

Match Game

Polka Music History

German Recipe

Word Search

German Settlement History

Casa Navarro Agua Fresca de Flor de Jamaica

Casa Navarro Crossword

Casa Navarro Coloring Page

Casa Navarro Word Search

Magoffin Home Albondigas

Magoffin Home Coloring Page

Magoffin Home Slime

Magoffin Home Word Search

Charro Days

Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead Coloring Mask

Day of the Dead DIY mask

Spanish Governor’s Palace Coloring Page

Spanish Governor’s Palace Paint By Number

Who Is a Tejano?


History Road Trips for Kids:
African American History Sites in Dallas

Juneteenth Flag

Coloring Sheet

Word Search

Make Your Own Brand

Cowboy Life

The Cattle Trails 

The Medallion for Kids – Spring 2021 Activity Booklet

Thematic Travel Guides

Texas Heritage Trail Travel Guides

Content Area Learning Resources +

THC Lesson Plans and Resources by Historic Site +

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