Citizens working to preserve and enhance our great State Park system for the benefit of Texans and guests

About

Texans for State Parks, incorporated in November 1997 was the first statewide, not-for-profit organization formed to work exclusively in support of the preservation and enhancement of the state parks, state historic sites, and state natural areas of Texas.

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Members include a diverse set of interests (campers, hikers, birders, bicyclists, rock climbers, equestrians, RV owners, swimmers, and canoeists to name a few) with a common concern for the well-being of the state park system. 

Resources

Texas State Parks offers two grant programs for the benefit of State Parks.  The Development grants program encourages the development and growth of State Park Friends groups who help protect and maintain our State Parks.

TEXAS STATE PARKS – PRESERVING THEM FOR THE FUTURE

We would like to extend our deepest gratitude to the people of Texas for voting to approve Prop 5. Texas voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 5 in the Nov. 5, 2019, election. Now 100 percent of the sporting goods sales tax will go to the Texas Parks and Wildlife...

We Have A New State Parks Division Director

We have a new State Parks Division Director! Rodney Franklin has been named to serve as the next State Parks Division Director and the newest member of Texas Parks & Wildlife agency’s senior leadership team.  With a nearly thirty (30) year career at TPWD with our...

More ways to help

Become a Member

As a member, you will

  • Add your voice in support of the Texas State Park System
  • Receive “The Voice” – E-news keeping you informed of issues and events
  • Contribute towards activities, events, and projects not possible in park budgets
  • Receive information about legislation and other issues impacting Texas parks

Donate

Become part of a growing grassroots system of support groups working to make the park system accessible to visitors.