Abilene State Park


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Abilene State Park


Location:16 miles southwest of Abilene, off Farm Road 89.
Facilities:Campsites (with water and electricity hookups), tent camping, group camp, showers, restrooms, day-use group facility, picnic areas, screened shelters, hiking trails, swimming pool, game courts, playground, park store.
Activities:Camping, fishing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park is located in a semi-arid region of short prairie grass, brushland, and wooded stream valley.
Address:150 Park Rd 32
Tuscola, TX 79562

Phone:325-572-3204
Fax:325-572-3008
Web: www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/abilene
Size: 529 acres.

See other parks in Texas.
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The three trapping areas examined for this study were: Tye in the NNW corner of the county, Abilene in the NE portion of the county and Abilene State Park in the center portion of the county.
Abilene State Park is a preserve which includes areas of mixed grass plains, riparian habitat, as well as an outcropping of the Edwards Plateau.
The eastern fox squirrel is very abundant due to the many riparian habitats in the city of Abilene and in Abilene State Park.
The specimens collected in Taylor County are from 9 mi SW of Abilene (ACUNHC 191), Abilene State Park (ACUNHC 88, 184), and 3.
For example, in Abilene State Park, the deer mouse was found in the hills, along Elm Creek, and in cleared brush habitat.
These animals (ACUNHC 153, 181) were found in a cleared brush habitat in Abilene State Park.
Both photographic records and specimens of this species (ACUNHC 91, 92) were obtained from Abilene State Park.
There is also a photographic record of this species in Abilene State Park.