This Little-Known State Park Is Where The Texas Declaration Of Independence Was Signed In 1836

History and nature combine at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, a little-known park nestled in a rural area between Houston and Austin. With a museum, living history farm, and peaceful trails ideal for picnicking, sightseeing, and birdwatching, this underrated Texas destination is equal parts relaxing and educational.

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Visitor Center hours are 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily. Head to the park’s website or Facebook page to learn more.

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Address: 23400 Park Rd 12, Washington, TX 77880, USA