State parks - what's open and what's not

Posted at 8:31 AM, May 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-22 09:31:09-04

State Parks

  • Parks are open for day use and limited camping.
  • All state parks that can be are open for day use and limited camping.
  • You must reserve day passes online or by calling (512) 389-8900 before you arrive.
  • Parks headquarters, stores, visitor centers and group sites are closed.
  • Masks and face coverings are strongly encouraged in state parks, but not required.
  • Six-foot social distancing is required.
  • No groups larger than five people are allowed, except for families or people living in the same household.
  • See more guidelines and tips to plan your visit.

Check the Texas State Parks Alert map for the latest park conditions.



  • Sea Center Texas is closed.
  • Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center is closed.


Boat Registration

TPWD Boat Section4200 Smith School Road
Austin, TX 78744.
See list of boat forms.

  • Contact TPWD Boat Section

Wildlife Management Areas

  • Campgrounds at TPWD Wildlife Management Areas will be closed to overnight camping beginning at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7th.
  • Winners of drawn hunts need to contact the hunt managers for further information.