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Area
Description
Alibates Flint Quarries
National Monument

Texas Pan Handle Plains State Parks
General: Pre-Columbian Indians dug these quarries for agatized dolomite for the making of knives, scrapers, and other tools. Guides tours by appointment only.
Amistad
National Recreation Area

South Texas Plains Area Lakes

General: Amistad Reservoir on the Rio Grande River offer water sports and boating.

Services: Self Guiding Trails/Tours; Picnicking; Campground; Hiking; Boating; Fishing; Hunting.

Big Bend
National Park

Texas Big Bend State Lakes
General: Awesome desert and mountain vistas where the Rio Grande bends and has created over 100 miles of deep canyon walls.

Services: Fees; Visitor Center; Programs/Tours; Self Guiding Trails/Tours; Picnicking; Campground; Hiking; Boating; Fishing; Lodging; Restaurant/Snacks.
Big Thicket
National Preserve

Texas Piney Woods Area Lakes

General: Home to a wide range of plant and animal species, sometimes referred to as a 'biological crossroads in North America'.

Services: Visitor Center; Programs/Tours; Self Guiding Trails/Tours; Picnicking; Hiking; Boating; Fishing; Hunting.

Chamizal
National Memorial

Texas Big Bend State Lakes
General: This memorial commemorates the 1963 signing of the Chamizal Treaty that peacefully ended a boundary dispute between the United States and Mexico.

Services: Visitor Center; Self Guiding Trails/Tours; Picnicking; Restaurant/Snacks.
Fort Davis
National Historic Site

Texas Big Bend State Lakes

General: Operated from 1854 to 1891, Fort Davis is the best preserved military fort in the Southwest.

Services: Fees; Visitor Center; Self Guiding Trails/Tours; Picnicking; Hiking.

Guadalupe Mountains
National Park

Texas Big Bend State Lakes

General: Part of the Permian limestone fossil reef is exposed here due to a large erth fault.

Services: Visitor Center; Programs/Tours; Self Guiding Trails/Tours; Picnicking; Campground; Hiking.

Lake Meredith
National Recreational Area

Texas Pan Handle Plains Area Lakes
General: Hot-spot for water sports. Lake Meredith is man-made and on the Canadian River.

Services: Picnicking; Campground; Hiking; Boating; Fishing; Hunting.
Lyndon B. Johnson
National Historical Park

Texas Hill Country Area Lakes

General: LBJ - 36th President of the United States - birthplace, childhood home and ranch.

Services: Visitor Center; Programs/Tours; Self Guiding Trails/Tours; Picnicking; Hiking.

Padre Island
National Seashore

Texas Gulf Coast Area Lakes

General: Stretching along the Gulf Coast for some 80 miles, this barrier island has excellent fishing, sandy beaches and plentiful marine and bird life.

Services: Visitor Center; Programs/Tours; Self Guiding Trails/Tours; Picnicking; Hiking; Boating; Fishing; Hunting.

Palo Alto Battlefield
National Historic Site

South Texas Plains Area Lakes
General: The American forces led by Zachary Taylor were engaged in the first major battle of the Mexican War (1846) at this site.
Rio Grande
Wild and Scenic River

South Texas Plains Area Lakes

General: The American shore (191 miles) of the Rio Grande River in the Chihuahuan Desert.

Services: Boating; Fishing.

San Antonio Missions
National Historic Park

Texas Hill Country Area Lakes
General: Spanish frontier missions, circa. 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.

Services: Programs/Tours; Self Guiding Trails/Tours; Hiking.





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