Explore These 8 Unique Parks In Texas For A Summer You'll Never Forget
By Katie Lawrence|Published July 14, 2016
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).
Going to parks is a popular summer activity (even in Texas where it’s a million degrees every day), but they can get pretty old after a while. You can only walk the same trails and see the same trees and flowers so many times before you start to crave a change of pace (although natural areas like these will always be beautiful). Fortunately, there are plenty of off-the-beaten-path parks across the state that provide an experience you’ll never forget. Here are eight of the best: