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Amistad National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 69 6 Activites Email: amis_interpretationt@nps.gov Distance: 20.99 miles

An oasis in the desert, Amistad National Recreation Area consists of the US portion of the International Amistad Reservoir. Amistad, whose name comes from the Spanish word meaning friendship, is best known for excellent water-based recreation, camping, hiking, rock art viewing, and its rich cultural history. Amistad is also home to a wide variety of plant and animal life above and below the water.

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Twin Buttes Reservoir National Park

4 Activites Phone: (915)-657-4206 Distance: 114.13 miles

Twin Buttes Dam and Reservoir, features of the San Angelo Project, are located immediately upstream from the Nasworthy Reservoir, about 6 miles southwest of San Angelo, Texas. Twin Buttes Dam controls the flows of the South and Middle Concho Rivers and Spring Creek. Although the reservoir has only reached full capacity twice, back in hte 1970's, the full lake has approximately 9,800 water surfa...

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O.C. Fisher Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (325)-625-2322 Distance: 120.85 miles

O.C. Fisher Reservoir was completed by the US Army Corps of Engineers in 1952 for flood control on the North Concho River. Most of O.C. Fisher is leased to the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department and is known as San Angelo State Park. It's located adjacent to the City of San Angelo and is an oasis of quality outdoor recreation in an area of west Texas known as Concho Country. The park contains 7677 ...

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San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

Rank: 111 2 Activites Email: saan_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 150.63 miles

After 10,000 years, the people of South Texas found their cultures, their very lives under attack. In the early 1700s Apache raided from the north, deadly diseases traveled from Mexico, and drought lingered. Survival lay in the missions. By entering a mission, they foreswore their traditional life to become Spanish, accepting a new religion and pledging fealty to a distant and unseen king.

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Lyndon B Johnson National Historical Park

Rank: 238 4 Activites Email: Liz_Lindig@nps.gov Distance: 155.50 miles

Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park tells the story of our 36th President beginning with his ancestors until his final resting place on his beloved LBJ Ranch. This entire "circle of life" gives the visitor a unique perspective into one of America's most noteworthy citizens by providing the most complete picture of any American president.

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Cibola National Forest And Grasslands Park

9 Activites Email: cibolanfg@fs.fed.us Distance: 164.42 miles

Cibola National Forest & GrasslandsAcreage: 1,625,542. Elevation:  2,700 feet -11,300 feet.The mountain ranges of the four forested districts of Cibola National Forest include: the Datil, Gallinas, Magdalena, Bear, San Mateo, Zuni, Sandia and Manzano mountains, as well as the Withington and Apache Kid wildernesses. These are all located in central New Mexico. The Cibola National Forest also includ...

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Canyon Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (830)-964-3341 Distance: 164.57 miles

In the early part of the 19th century, the lower Guadalupe River Basin, below the current location of Canyon Lake, had been especially subject to serious flooding. Congress authorized in the 1940's the construction of Canyon Lake Dam. Construction began in 1958, was completed in 1964, dedicated in 1966 and reached the conservation pool by 1968. The lake will turn 50 in 2016. The scenic blue wate...

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Hords Creek Lake National Park

7 Activites Phone: (325)-625-2322 Distance: 165.71 miles

Located approximately 8 miles west of Coleman, Hords Creek Lake is one of Texas' most pretty little lakes. The lake is surrounded by beautiful oak trees and offers many activities to all those who enjoy the outdoors. There is a park on each side of the lake, each providing roughly 60 campsites, all standard with water and electricity. The lake also provides premium sites including those with sc...

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Choke Canyon Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (361)-786-3868 Distance: 180.15 miles

Choke Canyon Dam and and reservoir are features of the Nueces River Project. The reservoir provides a water supply for Corpus Christi, Texas. Recreation at this reservoir is managed for Reclamation by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. When full, the lake has approximately 26,000 water surface. acres, 9,127 land acres and 135 miles of shoreline. Accessible from numerous roads. Several boat ...

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Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (512)-339-9432 Distance: 181.75 miles

"I hear him over there!" Birdwatchers exclaim in hushed whispers as a black-capped vireo pops up from the shin oak thicket. Hidden within the observation deck, the visitors gaze through binoculars at their first sighting of the rare songbird only 20 feet away. Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge offers some of the best birdwatching and habitat left in Texas for two endangered song...

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Fort Davis National Historic Site

Rank: 278 1 Activites Phone: (432)-426-3224 Email: John_Heiner@nps.gov Distance: 185.37 miles

Fort Davis is one of the best surviving examples of an Indian Wars' frontier military post in the Southwest. From 1854 to 1891, Fort Davis was strategically located to protect emigrants, mail coaches, and freight wagons on the Trans-Pecos portion of the San Antonio-El Paso Road and on the Chihuahua Trail.

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Georgetown Lake National Park

7 Activites Phone: (512)-930-5253 Distance: 202.17 miles

Located 4 mi W of Georgetown via FM 2338, the lake is easily accessible from the Austin area. The dam impounds the San Gabriel River in the Hill Country of central Texas.

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Proctor Lake National Park

7 Activites Phone: (254)-879-2424 Distance: 210.16 miles

Located in historic territory of the Comanche Indians, Proctor Lake offers a wide variety of activities both on and off the water. Whether your ideal camping trip includes fishing in one of Texas's hottest Hybrid Stripper and Crappie lakes or sghtseeing in the historic areas that surround the lake, Proctor Lake has something for everyone.

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Stillhouse Hollow Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (254)-939-2461 Distance: 221.32 miles

Historical sites include the Stage Coach Inn in nearby Salado. Stillhouse Hollow Lake is located near the Fort Hood Army Base, which has several points of interest for the military buff. Tour Chalk Ride Falls Environmental Learning Center located below Stillhouse Hollow Dam. The Center includes a hiking trail along the Lampasas River, a spring-fed creek with a waterfall, and several wildlife viewi...

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Belton Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (254)-939-2461 Distance: 225.84 miles

Historical sites include the old "Charter Oak" on the Leon River, near the City of Belton, and the Stage Coach Inn in nearby Salado. Tour Miller Springs Nature Area located below Belton Dam. The nature area includes a hiking trail along the Leon River, a restored historic bridge, and several wildlife-viewing points. Belton Lake is located adjacent to the Fort Hood Army Base, which has several poin...

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Granger Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (512)-859-2668 Distance: 225.99 miles

Open to the public March 1981, know as one of the top five crappie/white bass fishing spots in Central Texas.

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Pecos River Corridor Recreation Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (575)-887-6544 Email: dgyounge@blm.gov Distance: 251.46 miles

The Pecos River Corridor Recreation Area includes 6,000 acres of land with access to the Pecos River and areas surrounding the Red Bluff Reservoir. This area provides opportunity for water-based recreation and semi-primitive motorized recreation. A public access boat ramp is on the New Mexico side of Red Bluff Reservoir.

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Waco Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (254)-756-5359 Distance: 255.19 miles

The largest lake in the United States to be located entirely within a single city's municiple boundaries.

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Whitney Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (254)-694-3189 Distance: 256.55 miles

There are 10 Corps of Engineers parks, one state park, and three additional parks managed by Hill County or private individuals. Equestrian riders have a great place to explore rolling hills and woods in the McCown Valley Equestrian Area. Hopewell Trail, a 12.5 mile equestrian riding and multi-use trail that winds along the lake and through wildlife areas was opened in 2002. Trail riders can acce...

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Black River Recreation Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (575)-887-6544 Email: dgyounge@blm.gov Distance: 263.92 miles

The 1,200-acre Black River Recreation Area is managed to provide low-impact recreation and environmental education opportunities while maintaining a healthy river system and riparian habitat. This river corridor acts as a transition zone between the limestone foothills of the Guadalupe Escarpment and the southern gypsum soils to the east. Several spring-fed pools within the area comprise the headw...

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Rank: 134 2 Activites Phone: (575)-785-2232 Email: cave_park_information@nps.gov Distance: 265.53 miles

High rising ancient sea ledges, deep rocky canyons, cactus, grasses and thorny shrubs - who would imagine the hidden treasures deep beneath this rugged landscape? Secretly tucked below the desert terrain are more than 119 known caves - all formed when sulfuric acid dissolved the surrounding limestone.

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Somerville Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (979)-596-1622 Distance: 266.63 miles

Nearby points of interest include Bluebonnet Trails, Independence Day Trek and Salt Grass Trek.

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Aquilla Lake National Park

4 Activites Phone: (254)-694-3189 Distance: 266.72 miles

This 3,280-acre lake is located on Aquilla and Hackberry Creeks.

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Aransas National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (361)-286-3559 Distance: 269.44 miles

The bugle of an endangered whooping crane echoes across the far reaches of the marsh. Only at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge do North America's tallest birds find an enduring winter stronghold. Here, too, pelicans, herons, egrets, roseate spoonbills, ducks, and geese dine in brackish waters and salt marshes teeming with fishes, blue crabs, and clams. On shore, javelinas, bobcats and deer wand...

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Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

3 Activites Phone: (361)-749-6779 Distance: 270.48 miles

The Mission-Aransas Reserve is a large contiguous complex of wetland, terrestrial and marine environments named for the two river systems that flow into it. Located on the Texas Coastal Bend 30 miles northeast of Corpus Christi, the Reserve's 185,708 acres is representative of Western Gulf estuaries. Its extensive public and private lands include coastal prairie, oak motte, riparian freshwater a...

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