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Lawmakers Pass Bills To Better Fund Texas Parks, Historic Sites — If Voters Approve

By Carlos Anchondo, Texas Tribune State parks and historic sites across Texas could receive a much-needed bump in funding in the not-so-distant future. In a big win for outdoor enthusiasts and day-trippers alike, legislation that would ensure that the Texas … Continue reading

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Kick Off Your Shoes And Swim This Weekend, Because Balmorhea State Park’s Pool Is Reopening

By Carlos Morales After being closed for nearly 3 weeks, staff at Balmorhea State Park say the park’s historic, spring-fed pool will reopen in time for the holiday weekend. The most recent closure marked the second time in the last … Continue reading

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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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