Texas State Parks Reservation System Continues Maintenance

Texas State Parks Reservation System Continues Maintenance

AUSTIN— The Texas State Parks reservation system is continuing maintenance and remains temporarily offline. All existing reservations are secure, but park customers will not be…

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Devils River SNA Designated as First International Dark Sky Sanctuary in Texas, Sixth in World

Devils River SNA Designated as First International Dark Sky Sanctuary in Texas, Sixth in World

DEL RIO— Devils River State Natural Area has been designated an International Dark Sky Sanctuary by the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA), making it the only…

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Recent Flooding, Cold Weather Curbing Invasive Giant Salvinia Growth in East Texas

Recent Flooding, Cold Weather Curbing Invasive Giant Salvinia Growth in East Texas

AUSTIN – In 2017, Caddo Lake was covered by more than 6,000 acres of invasive giant salvinia that was reproducing rapidly due to a warm…

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14.57 Pound Toyota ShareLunker Largemouth Bass Caught at Marine Creek Lake in Fort Worth

14.57 Pound Toyota ShareLunker Largemouth Bass Caught at Marine Creek Lake in Fort Worth

Marine Creek Lake produces second 13 pound or larger Toyota ShareLunker since 2017 AUSTIN – Angler Zach Sypert of Bedford caught the first Legacy Class…

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TPWD Adds 23 Acres to San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

TPWD Adds 23 Acres to San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

LA PORTE, TX—The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is adding more than 23-acres to the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site bordering on the…

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Texas State Parks Reservation System Closing for Maintenance

Texas State Parks Reservation System Closing for Maintenance

Reservations by the call center and online will be unavailable starting at 11 p.m. Jan. 25 AUSTIN— The Texas State Parks reservation system will be…

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Recognitions Showcase Outstanding Achievements for TPWD

Recognitions Showcase Outstanding Achievements for TPWD

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission (TPW) recognized several Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) staff and partners for contributions and efforts supporting…

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Tyler Man Named to Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame

Tyler Man Named to Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame

ATHENS – The Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame committee announced Alan Haynes of Tyler, the former C.E.O and President of The Sportster Inc. retail…

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Game Warden Field Notes

Game Warden Field Notes

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Don’t Mess with Texas Armadillos A miscreant who found and…

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Public Fishing, Paddling Access Expands on the Llano River

Public Fishing, Paddling Access Expands on the Llano River

AUSTIN –The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is expanding public fishing and paddling opportunities on the Llano River with four public access sites opening just…

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