Texas

How Many National Parks are in Texas?

The Rio Grand River flowing through Big Bend National Park, cutting through canyons and mountains

The National Park Service (NPS) plays a crucial role in preserving Texas’ natural landscapes and historical sites. The state has 18 NPS units, each offering a unique window into the state’s heritage and natural beauty. From the rugged mountains of Guadalupe Mountains National Park to the historic battlefields of Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park, … Read more

What is so special about Guadalupe Mountains National Park?

guadalupe mountains park road that leads into the towering limestone reef formations looming majestically in the background

Looking for a national park with the perfect blend of outdoor activities, history, and culture? Then look no further because Guadalupe Mountains National Park (GMNP) has it all. This incredible yet often underrated park is located in the heart of far-west Texas.  Here, you’ll discover a land of diverse ecosystems, rugged geological wonders, and rich … Read more

Epic Dino Tracks at Dinosaur Valley State Park TX 

The Paluxy River flowing through Dinosaur Valley State Park

Dinosaur Valley State Park is where you step into a real-life time capsule. Here, the ground holds a remarkable story that you can walk through. This place isn’t just a regular park – it’s a journey into a world where gigantic creatures once left their mark. Those dinosaur tracks etched into the Earth are like … Read more

When is the Best Time to Visit Big Bend National Park?

A river flows through Santa Elena Canyon at Big Bend National Park.

Big Bend National Park is an incredible, awe-inspiring park located in the far western part of Texas. The park is an outdoor lover’s paradise. It’s the ideal location for those who love hiking, wildlife viewing, kayaking, river rafting, and much more. The best time of year to visit Big Bend would be during the spring … Read more

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