This Year, Texas Is Getting A New State Park For The First Time Since 2001
By Katie Lawrence|Published February 07, 2023
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
If you love exploring state parks in Texas, get excited! There is another one in the pipeline, and it’s slated to open in mid to late 2023. Palo Pinto Mountains State Park will be located about an hour west of the DFW metroplex, featuring a 90-acre lake, numerous trails, campsites, and astonishing views.
Are you excited about this new park? What’s your favorite state park in Texas? Tell us in the comments! Don’t forget to check out our previous article for a nearby restaurant with some of the best chicken-fried steak in Texas. It’s the perfect way to refuel after a long day of outdoor adventuring!
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