Huntsville State Park
565 Park Rd 40, (936) 295-5644, tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/huntsville
Located in the Piney Woods region of Texas (thanks grade school geography!), Huntsville State Park’s closest major city is Houston. Out in the forest, you can camp, fish, swim, paddle, or hike their 21 miles of trails.
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