8 Magical Texas Parks to Visit This Fall

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7. Daingerfield State Park 

magical-pineywoods-daingerfield-680Photo: Texas Parks and Wildlife

The hardwoods and piney woods of East Texas deliver an abundance of unbelievable autumn foliage. Deep crimson among bright yellow and golden copper hues brighten the Rustling Leaves Nature Trail at Daingerfield State Park. And there are plenty of activities to partake in! Enjoy boating, fishing, picnicking, camping, swimming, hiking, and an up-close study of nature in the forests of East Texas.

8. Guadalupe Mountains National Park 

magical-guadalupe-sand-dunes-680Photo: National Park Service

Astonishing bright-white Salt Basin Dunes formed by gypsum deposits through thousands of years! Colorful foliage is found around the higher elevations of the park. Salt dunes and Guadalupe Peak, the highest summit in the state, are the main attractions to this picturesque national park in the Guadalupe Mountains of Culberson, Texas. Hiking trails to the summit offer striking panoramic views. Bring your cameras and relish in the beauty of West Texas.

Foliage reports and park activities are conveniently provided by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department or by each individual park. Check their websites before your trip and enjoy the magic of autumn in a Texas park.

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