This Texas State Park Is Coming Back To Life After Being Destroyed By A Raging Fire
By Katie Lawrence|Published April 10, 2018
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 began writing for OnlyInYourState in 2015.
Today, Katie writes, edits, and performs several other tasks for OnlyInYourState and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on with a hot cup of coffee, practicing yoga, baking, or exploring the beautiful Lone Star State (in particular, the vast and mystical West Texas desert).
As beautiful as the Texas Hill Country is, it’s also extremely dry. Couple that with the scorching temperatures we get down here in the summer, and it can be a recipe for disaster. Bastrop State Park has experienced not one, but TWO, fires in the past seven years that all but destroyed the vegetation. That didn’t stop Mother Nature from working her magic, however – just two years after the most recent blaze, and the park is almost fully restored. Keep scrolling to see the amazing transformation.