Texas State Parks Guide 4+

Official TPWD Guide

Texas Parks & Wildlife

Designed for iPad

    • 2.4 • 506 Ratings
    • Free



Find your perfect state park getaway with the Official Guide to Texas State Parks created by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. This guide contains information you need to plan your next trip to one of 89 Texas State Parks around the state.

Search for your perfect park. Filter by:

− Activities such as swimming, fishing, or canoe/kayak rentals
− Overnight accommodations like cabins, lodges, group facilities, screened shelters, RV hookups, primitive/backpacking sites, or tent camping sites
− Amenities including boat ramps, playgrounds, trailer dump stations , equestrian facilities or showers
− Trail types – hiking, biking, equestrian or nature/interpretive
− Or, use the in-app map to locate parks near you*

Discover more about the parks that interest you:

− Create a list of your favorite parks
− Find in-depth information on each park, including: things to do, contact information, fees, operating hours, etc.
− Look at photos and videos

Then, make your getaway to a Texas State Park! It’s easy with:

− In-app dialing to the state park reservation call center and to each individual park
− Driving directions from your current location*
− Detailed facility maps for each park
− Trails maps available to download and save to use later*
− Information on park programs and events happening during your visit
− Up-to-date alerts such as burn bans and other park advisories*

*These features require Internet connection

What’s New

Version 2.2

Removed centennial logo from the application.

Ratings and Reviews

2.4 out of 5
506 Ratings

506 Ratings

From Ufgruff ,


One of the worst apps I’ve ever tried to use. And, sadly, it’s the mobile face of a great state park system. I’m sure someone received grant funding to create this mess so they had to follow through and create an app. I have a hard time believing anyone was ever supposed to benefit from this attempt. With just a little more than half of the state parks listed here, it’s likely that you won’t find what you’re looking for. Web-based searches and reservations are the way to go.

I absolutely love the state park system and have had annual passes for most of the past 35 years. I wish this app was as welcoming as the parks and staff.

colin ur boy ,

Finding it helpful and informative

It fulfills the majority of its intention. It shows a nice listing of parks alphabetically, shows a map, images and videos of each and a wide array of other details such as phone, social media, amenities, etc. Haven't tried the reservation option because that is primarily something I would do over a desktop. If falls short of five stars due to what I believe to be a few uncut exceptions at the time in which data is being fetched or perhaps just long query times. In reality, this app should be an SPA capable of bulk loading all park details with the video/images being an exception. it would allow for the immediate rendering of the listing and no load time when drilling down into an individual park. All in all I’m enjoying using the app and it fulfills the purpose intended.

Centexrates ,

Incorrect information? Or poorly organized?

Whenever you use the search function it will provide results such as a cabin but when you click on the result it gives you the park doesn’t actually have the cabin (or the feature you are searching for). Similarly, it will give you results that says the park has availability but when you click on it and go into booking it will say there is no availability. I like the idea of this app and having all the information in one place! But they need to work on the actual functioning of the app, the search function, and helping to narrow down to correct information and results.

Also, allowing to eliminate results that don’t allow dogs, or only allow dogs in certain areas, etc would be helpful!

App Privacy

The developer, Texas Parks & Wildlife, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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