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Category Archives: State Parks

Leave Cabin Fever Behind by Visiting an Ohio State Park

Leave Cabin Fever Behind by Visiting an Ohio State Park

COLUMBUS, OH – The chill of winter leaves many of us feeling trapped in our homes while we wait on the spring thaw. To help the family beat back the winter blues, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has fun outdoor activities happening across the state throughout the month…


Lake Corpus Christi State Park

Lake Corpus Christi State Park to Host Kid Fish Event

MATHIS – Park rangers are hosting a free kid fish event for beginner anglers ages 5 to 12 Saturday, Jan. 28, at Lake Corpus Christi State Park. The program includes six hourly fishing sessions from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., during which time park rangers and volunteers will teach children…


ew Texas State Parks Centennial Plan Lays Blueprint for Brighter Future

New Texas State Parks Centennial Plan Lays Blueprint for Brighter Future

AUSTIN— While many Texans are making plans to prepare for the New Year, Texas State Parks have prepared a plan for a new century. The Texas State Parks Centennial Plan details actions needed to create a well-maintained, modernized park system able to serve a more diverse, urban and growing population…


Candlelight Walk at Fort Snelling State Park - Photo courtesy of Douglas Schurr

New Year’s Candlelight Walk at Fort Snelling State Park

A year of festivities celebrating the 125th anniversary of Minnesota state parks and trails will culminate with a candlelight walk and a countdown to the end of 2016 at Fort Snelling State Park on New Year’s Eve, the Department of Natural Resources said. The candlelight walk will take place from…


Spring into Texas State Parks with the New Mobile App

Spring into Texas State Parks with the New Mobile App

AUSTIN—Go from everyday to getaway this spring with the new Texas State Parks Official Guide mobile app. The app, which is available for download on the Apple App Store and Google Play, makes it easy for park enthusiasts to find their perfect park based on favorite activities, campsite requirements and…


Easter Egg Hunts at Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites

Easter Egg Hunts at Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites

ATLANTA, February 5, 2016 — Pack a picnic and your camera to celebrate Easter in Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites. Large families can take advantage of picnic shelters and group shelters for an all-day affair. For more ranger programs, visit www.GaStateParks.org/events and the parks’ web pages. Information on cabins,…


State Parks Announces Eighth Day Escape Adventure Series and Contest

State Parks Announces Eighth Day Escape Adventure Series and Contest

Visit an Alabama state park in 2016 and you could win one of 12 prize packs and earn a shot at a grand prize in the Eighth Day Escape adventure series and contest. Monthly prize drawings will be held throughout the year with the first on February 8. The Eighth…


New Camper Cabins Coming to Frank Jackson State Park in Alabama

New Camper Cabins Coming to Frank Jackson State Park in Alabama

Reservations are now being accepted for a new camper cabin at Frank Jackson State Park in Opp, Ala. Work is currently being finalized on two additional cabins which will be available in January. For reservations, visit www.alapark.com or call Frank Jackson State Park at (334) 493-6988. Each cabin is non-smoking,…


Texas State Parks to Host National Public Lands Day Events

Texas State Parks to Host National Public Lands Day Events

AUSTIN – On Saturday, Sept. 26, volunteers around Texas and the nation will visit their favorite parks, beaches, wildlife preserves, or forests and help improve these treasured places by celebrating National Public Lands Day. National Public Lands Day, the largest volunteer day for public lands in our country, brings together…


Damon Springer congratulates the top three males in the senior division.

Minnesota State Parks Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day with Free Admission

The Department of Natural Resources will waive the requirement for a vehicle permit ($5 one-day or $25 year-round) and provide free admission at all 75 Minnesota state parks and recreation areas on Saturday, June 14 in celebration of National Get Outdoors Day. The goal of National Get Outdoors Day is…