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Balmorhea State Park Works to Preserve Resources Amid Growing Popularity

Balmorhea State Park is home to the largest spring-fed swimming pool in the world. Each day, the San Solomon Springs pumps 15 million gallons of fresh water through the pool. But what used to be a hidden gem in the … Continue reading

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Balmorhea State Park BeginsDaily Visitation Cap

Beginning this weekend, Balmorhea State Park plans to cap the amount of daily visitors the park sees.  The move is in part an effort to help preserve the area.

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Parks and Wildlife Commissioners Approve 50-Acre Expansion Plan for Balmorhea State Park

Updated Thursday, January 21 – 1:50 PM Texas Parks and Wildlife commissioners have unanimously approved a planned 50-acre expansion at Balmorhea State Park. The vote came at a Thursday morning meeting. Under the proposal, the popular spring-fed swimming hole in West … Continue reading

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Testing the Waters in 2016: First Day Hike in Texas State Parks

Some rang in the New Year sleeping in late on January 1st. Others – following the advice of Texas State Parks – went on a hike. One state park in West Texas tried something different. The year 2016 is not more … Continue reading

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